New public-private partnership aims to accelerate sustainability-focused innovation in Canada’s oil sands

A new partnership involving Canada’s largest oil sands producers is supporting research to “innovate the innovation process” – a move aimed at reducing the environmental impacts of the sector while improving long-term competitiveness. Researchers at the Ivey Business School, University of Alberta and the University of Quebec at Montreal have launched a research collaboration led […]

Prince Rupert terminal expansion opens doors to job growth, business opportunities

Communities in northern British Columbia are connected to the world as never before with the opening of Fairview Terminal’s expanded container facility at the Port of Prince Rupert. Minister of jobs, trade and technology Bruce Ralston was on hand – along with officials from Fairview Terminal’s owner and operator, DP World, the Port of Prince Rupert, […]

Government takes action to protect B.C. over Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker traffic expansion

The provincial government is taking initial action on its commitment to protect British Columbia’s interests in the face of the proposed expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and increased tanker traffic. At a news conference today, environment and climate change strategy minister George Heyman and attorney general David Eby outlined both legal and consultation steps the government […]