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Woodfibre LNG proponents reject offshore site near Squamish, push for land-based facility

The proponents of the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas(LNG) plant have rejigged the project from one based offshore to one located onshore. Woodfibre Natural Gas officials announced June 11 the $1.7-billion LNG liquefaction…

Bioenergy could transform province’s forestry industry, support 100,000 direct jobs – BiV

Despite the ups and downs of forestry as a commodity-based industry, the bioenergy sector is poised to take it in a futuristic direction. That message emerged from a number of…

Comment: How to break the resource deadlock – Financial Post

Aboriginal communities right across the country will have likely won 200 legal rulings in the resources sector by the end of this year. This unprecedented winning streak has become the…

Copper Mountain mine workers reject union – BiV

An attempt to organize mine workers at the Copper Mountain mine near Princeton, British Columbia has failed. In a recent vote to form a union under the banner of the…

Energy Watch: Who’s making the call on Northern Gateway? – bnn.ca

ANALYSIS: It was a bitterly cold December afternoon in Calgary when Canada’s National Energy Board recommended Northern Gateway be approved. The December 19th, 2013 decision, which came with 209 conditions,…

Awaiting ruling on Northern Gateway, Enbridge works to fix a dented … – The Globe and Mail

A critical federal ruling will decide the fate of the Northern Gateway project in the days ahead. But whatever the outcome, Enbridge Inc. has a long road ahead to rebuild the company’s…

Martin Aboriginal youth program expands – Wawatay News

Community members gathered to learn about the Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program (AYEP) coming to Sioux Lookout’s high school were given an assignment. They included First Nation entrepreneurs and student counsellors;…

Park board candidate Trish Kelly hopes to make aboriginal … – Straight.com

TRISH KELLY HOPES to become the first aboriginal person to sit on the Vancouver park board. The Strathcona resident, who is seeking a nomination from Vision Vancouver, told the Georgia Straight that, though…

Mine will impact lands and resources: Aroland First Nation – Daily Commercial News

A First Nation in Northern Ontario is opposing a proposal by Premier Gold for the construction of an open pit mine near Geraldton, as the company moves through the federal…

Academics lash out at proposed Manitoba legislation that would … – National Post

Legislation tabled by Manitoba’s New Democratic government has led to questions how far provinces should go in ensuring universities prepare graduates for the workplace. Bill 63, proposed in April by…

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