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Linda Coady: We need to invest in B.C.’s forestry industry as it transitions

Linda Coady: We need to invest in B.C.’s forestry industry as it transitions

B.C.'s forestry industry continues to have an outsized impact on the provincial economy
Alberta electricity operator ends grid alert, says more wind and sun helped system

Alberta electricity operator ends grid alert, says more wind and sun helped system

EDMONTON — Alberta's electricity operator says it ended a grid alert after more wind and solar power on Monday helped ease strain on the system.
Premiers pan green-energy plans as cold weather strains Alberta's electricity grid

Premiers pan green-energy plans as cold weather strains Alberta's electricity grid

"Right now, wind is generating almost no power. When renewables are unreliable, as they are now, natural gas plants must increase capacity to keep Albertans safe," Alberta Premier Danielle Smith posted on social media
Regulator approves Trans Mountain pipeline variance request

Regulator approves Trans Mountain pipeline variance request

CALGARY — The imminent completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is more likely following Friday's decision by the Canada Energy Regulator to approve a request for a pipeline variance from the company building the project.
Outlook 2024: Will oil finally flow on the delayed Trans Mountain pipeline twin?

Outlook 2024: Will oil finally flow on the delayed Trans Mountain pipeline twin?

The $31B expansion project should reduce gas prices for B.C. when the pipeline begins commercial operations
'A wake-up call': Alarm raised over B.C. electrical grid amid plans for natural gas heating ban

'A wake-up call': Alarm raised over B.C. electrical grid amid plans for natural gas heating ban

BC Utilities Commission recently rejected a $327M proposal from FortisBC for an expansion of natural gas infrastructure in the rapidly-growing Okanagan.
Woodfibre LNG marine transit plan sparks debate among Squamish council

Woodfibre LNG marine transit plan sparks debate among Squamish council

Council members discussed different avenues of collaboration with WLNG, as the project approaches the construction phase.
Chinese company Zijin Mining signs deal to invest $130M in Solaris Resources

Chinese company Zijin Mining signs deal to invest $130M in Solaris Resources

VANCOUVER — A Chinese company has signed a deal to invest $130 million in Solaris Resources Inc. that it plans to use to fund the development of its Warintza copper project in Ecuador. Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd.
Vancouver's Ekona Power to build hydrogen plant in Alberta

Vancouver's Ekona Power to build hydrogen plant in Alberta

Plant to make carbon-abated hydrogen from natural gas
B.C. unattractive for oil and gas investors: survey

B.C. unattractive for oil and gas investors: survey

Fraser Institute survey finds investors deterred by regulations, land claims