Technical training provides a new path to opportunity

Through a variety of technical and trades training, First Nations in north-central B.C. are working to ensure community members benefit from regional employment opportunities. Approximately 75 members from Skin Tyee Nation and Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band are participating in training courses for welding, carpentry, professional cook, land stewardship reclamation, business administration, security, craft construction, driving and surveying. Successful participants […]

Cenovus appoints Alex Pourbaix as new president & CEO

Cenovus Energy Inc. today announced the appointment of Alex Pourbaix as president & chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Pourbaix will start the role on November 6. He replaces Brian Ferguson, who announced earlier this year that he will be retiring from that position after 33 years with Cenovus and its […]

Premier says AltaGas Propane Export Terminal is an excellent model for economic development

Premier John Horgan toured the AltaGas Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal, saying it is an excellent model for the Province’s vision of expanding sustainable resource production, creating long-term jobs and fuelling local economic development. Scheduled for opening in early 2019, the terminal is expected to be the first on Canada’s West Coast to export cleaner-burning […]