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Water limits for Kelowna agricultural customers may be eased as water levels rise

Water limits for Kelowna agricultural customers may be eased as water levels rise

Lake water levels rebound, but province remains cautious
Canfor Corp. CEO Don Kayne to step down at the end of 2024

Canfor Corp. CEO Don Kayne to step down at the end of 2024

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. says its president and CEO is retiring at the end of the year. The Vancouver-based company says Don Kayne has held the role since 2011, and has been with the company for 46 years.
Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. filed a disclosure document last year laying out what would happen if extreme weather were to force a 10-day shutdown of its massive Base Plant oilsands mine in northern Alberta.
FortisBC cited for ‘minor’ non-compliance issues on Woodfibre LNG pipeline

FortisBC cited for ‘minor’ non-compliance issues on Woodfibre LNG pipeline

EAO inspections found concerns regarding the storage of hazardous materials and installing and maintaining erosion and sediment controls.
Commercial, sports fishing sectors face very different prospects

Commercial, sports fishing sectors face very different prospects

Pacific Salmon Commission issues lowest forecast on record for Fraser River sockeye in 2024
Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
Ever wanted to test-drive heavy equipment? Virtual simulators are coming to Prince George

Ever wanted to test-drive heavy equipment? Virtual simulators are coming to Prince George

The public is invited to see what it's like to drive a snowplow or run a bulldozer using virtual controls and video screens
Carbon taxes did not trigger spike in Canadian gas prices, finds report

Carbon taxes did not trigger spike in Canadian gas prices, finds report

Average gasoline prices spiked 55% in 2021-22, but only a fraction of that was caused by Canada's carbon taxes, finds study.
B.C. mass timber manufacturer nabs $7M government boost to expand

B.C. mass timber manufacturer nabs $7M government boost to expand

Mercer Mass Timber benefitting from dollars from the B.C. Manufacturing Jobs Fund
Prince George receives $150,000 to help develop a regional hydrogen hub

Prince George receives $150,000 to help develop a regional hydrogen hub

Ottawa wants to see 30 per cent of Canada's energy come from clean hydrogen by 2050.