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  • 23 March 2015

    The B.C. government launched last week B.C. on the Move, a 10-year transportation plan that outlines critical investments and improvements throughout the province. This $2.5-billion plan will grow the economy, improve safety, maintain and replace aging infrastructure and support trade for B.C.’s expanding resource sectors through Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway, according to a statement by the […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Contractor-supplier boot camps and Request for Proposal (RFP) seminars will be offered at five communities to prepare B.C. businesses for the opportunities LNG offers. Delivered in partnership between the Ministry and Northern Development Initiative Trust, these workshops are an initiative of the LNG-Buy BC Program announced at the Union of B.C. Municipalities’ convention in 2013. […]

  • 28 October 2014

    British Columbia will host a series of seven interactive community seminars to help educate people about LNG.

  • 23 March 2015

    The B.C. government launched last week B.C. on the Move, a 10-year transportation plan that outlines critical investments and improvements throughout the province. This $2.5-billion plan will grow the economy, improve safety, maintain and replace aging infrastructure and support trade for B.C.’s expanding resource sectors through Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway, according to a statement by the […]

  • 30 July 2015

    New provincial government funding is supporting environmental stewardship projects being developed throughout northern B.C. with First Nations and the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. B.C.’s LNG Environmental Stewardship Initiative will allocate up to $30 million over three years for co-designed projects that First Nations communities will have a direct hand in managing, the B.C. government […]

  • 5 May 2014

    The Province is supporting B.C. companies as they head to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014 in Houston, Texas, May 5-8, 2014. The Offshore Technology Conference, held in Houston’s Reliant Center, is the offshore oil and gas industry’s largest and most well-known event for the development of hydrocarbon resources in the areas of drilling, environmental […]

  • 23 April 2015

    Canada’s most westerly province British Colombia expects first final investment decision on one of B.C.’s several proposed LNG export project’s this summer.

  • 3 December 2006

    $100-million acquisition that will replace the sunken Queen of the North is a ship ‘people are going to love’ One of the most closely guarded secrets at B.C. Ferries is the short-list of names for the new ship, sailing halfway round the world to its home in Victoria.

  • 8 July 2006

    Vancouver Shipyards of North Vancouver has won a $45.5 million contract to build a new medium-sized vessel for B.C. Ferries. The new 125-car ferry will replace the 46-year-old Queen of Tsawwassen, and is expected to go into service on the Earls Cove-Saltery Bay run on the Sunshine Coast in the summer of 2008. With room […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The Government of British Columbia posted a video showing the benefits of B.C.’s growing LNG industry. “B.C. has the power to create the environmentally cleanest LNG anywhere on the globe,” B.C.’s Premier Christy Clark said. More than 10 LNG projects have been proposed in British Columbia as producers seek to develop Canadian shale gas fields. […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Government of British Columbia informed that hydraulic fracturing in B.C. is safely managed as LNG industry becomes reality and natural gas activity increases.

  • 10 August 2016

    The western Canadian province of British Columbia on Tuesday granted an environmental approval for a proposed pipeline that will supply natural gas to the Woodfibre LNG project. Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued the environmental assessment certificate to FortisBC Energy for the Eagle Mountain-Woodfibre gas pipeline following a […]

  • 23 April 2015

    Canada’s most westerly province British Colombia expects first final investment decision on one of B.C.’s several proposed LNG export project’s this summer.

  • 28 November 2014

    Two key pieces of legislation and economic benefit agreements have been passed by B.C.’s legislature in support of Nisga’a Nation’s effort to become a major participant in province’s LNG export economy.

  • 7 September 2015

    The Industry Training Authority said that a new trades training program will be offered in B.C. starting October 2015 to fill the growing demand for labour in the liquefied natural gas sector.

  • 30 July 2015

    New provincial government funding is supporting environmental stewardship projects being developed throughout northern B.C. with First Nations and the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. B.C.’s LNG Environmental Stewardship Initiative will allocate up to $30 million over three years for co-designed projects that First Nations communities will have a direct hand in managing, the B.C. government […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Project & Tenders

    The government of B.C. and Pacific NorthWest LNG have reached agreements that establish the path to a final investment decision on the project and set the stage for a potential US$36-billion investment in Northern B.C.

  • 7 July 2015

    The project development agreement signed by the British Columbia and Pacific NorthWest LNG marks a major milestone on the path to realizing the largest capital investment in B.C.’s history, Finance Minister Michael de Jong said in publicly releasing the full agreement.

  • 19 February 2014

    British Columbia intends to introduce LNG income-tax legislation later this year, Michael de Jong, British Columbia’s Minister of Finance said in a statement on Monday. The LNG income tax will be a two-tier tax with a tier-one tax rate of 1.5 per cent and a tier-two rate of up to seven per cent, with the […]

  • 24 June 2015

    The B.C. government intends to recall the legislature July 13 to debate legislation that would enable the project agreement signed between the Province and Pacific NorthWest LNG, Finance Minister and government house leader Michael de Jong said on Tuesday. “The company has met its commitment to ratify the agreement we signed, which establishes the path to […]

  • 24 June 2015

    The B.C. government intends to recall the legislature July 13 to debate legislation that would enable the project agreement signed between the Province and Pacific NorthWest LNG, Finance Minister and government house leader Michael de Jong said on Tuesday. “The company has met its commitment to ratify the agreement we signed, which establishes the path to […]

  • 17 February 2015

    New legislation to regulate the construction, operations and permitting of LNG development on federal port lands was introduced into the B.C. legislature by Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman.