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UN secretary-general calls for 'windfall' tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

UN secretary-general calls for 'windfall' tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary General António Guterres called Wednesday for a “windfall” tax on profits of fossil fuel companies to help pay for the fight against global warming, decrying them as the “godfathers of climate chaos.
Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

CALGARY — An Indigenous group that opposed the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is urging banks and investors against financing a proposed second phase of the project. Hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation of B.C.

Operations suspended at British Columbia's Gibraltar copper mine due to worker strike

A worker strike has forced Vancouver-based Taseko Mines Limited to suspend operations at its Gibraltar copper mine in central British Columbia, about 200 kilometres south of Prince George.
Judge approves settlement agreement for Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp mill

Judge approves settlement agreement for Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp mill

VANCOUVER — A settlement agreement announced last week between the owners of the Northern Pulp mill and the Nova Scotia government has been approved by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge.
Interfor veteran CEO takes helm at B.C.'s Mosaic Forest Management

Interfor veteran CEO takes helm at B.C.'s Mosaic Forest Management

Former Interfor CEO tapped to head Mosaic Forest Management
AltaGas and Royal Vopak give final OK to build B.C. export facility

AltaGas and Royal Vopak give final OK to build B.C. export facility

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. and joint venture partner Royal Vopak have approved a final investment decision for a large-scale liquefied petroleum gas and bulk liquids terminal project near Prince Rupert, B.C.
2024 Howe Sound herring survey sees spawning in similar areas to previous years

2024 Howe Sound herring survey sees spawning in similar areas to previous years

Event at Squamish's Brackendale Art Gallery shared the 2024 Search for Slhawt’/Herring project’s results.
Farmers protest outside of BC Tree Fruits office in Kelowna

Farmers protest outside of BC Tree Fruits office in Kelowna

Farmers fear shortfall after years of below-average yields
Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

OTTAWA — The parliamentary secretary for Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is criticizing the parliamentary budget officer for not issuing a more-public correction to its carbon price analysis after finding an error in it.
ICYMI: Squamish stewards of the forest: New doc spotlights Indigenous forestry workers

ICYMI: Squamish stewards of the forest: New doc spotlights Indigenous forestry workers

Explore the evolution of sustainable forestry practices through the lives of Indigenous families deeply rooted in the industry, as showcased in the documentary 'Stewards of the Forest.'