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  • 15 May 2017

    The Government of Canada has introduced the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in Parliament that seeks to formalize an oil tanker moratorium on British Columbia’s north coast. The proposed legislation aims to prohibit oil tankers carrying more than 12,500 metric tonnes of crude and persistent oils as cargo from stopping, loading or unloading at ports or marine […]

  • 20 January 2014

    On the west coast of Canada lies the natural resource-rich province of British Columbia. Well known for its mining and forestry sectors, the province is also becoming globally recognized for its vast natural gas supply. The opportunities for investment are numerous and diverse, including large facility and export developments, and investment in local companies that […]

  • 10 March 2016

    British Columbia on Wednesday issued amendments aiming to clarify regulatory oversight of oil and gas facilities, including LNG.

  • 12 January 2016

    The Port of Prince Rupert, in British Columbia, projects that its fully-realized development plan could generate almost 5,000 new jobs in northern British Columbia directly related to port activity. Using a model derived from project proposals and land use plans, the forecast quantifies the potential growth of the port’s economic impact through 2025 and beyond, […]

  • 28 October 2019

    Ship operator Seaspan has praised efforts of the government of British Columbia in establishing ship-to-ship LNG marine refueling services in North America. 

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, the Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at nine small craft harbors in British Columbia.  This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “The commercial fishing industry provides […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canada has provided funding for the establishment of the Pacific Regional Institute for Marine Energy Discovery (PRIMED) to help develop and commercialize marine renewable energy technologies.

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, together with Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East, announced last week that the Government of Canada will invest more than $46 million over the next two years at 33 harbors in British Columbia to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen. More than $14 million of this […]

  • 4 January 2016

    British Columbia’s GHG act put into effect

  • 26 March 2019

    The government of British Columbia introduced legislation to enable investment in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry of the Canadian province. 

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work at a number of streams affected by flooding in the Peace District last June will be completed before the spring run-off, announced MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone. “The flooding last June was unprecedented, with repairs ongoing over the past nine months,” said Bernier. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian province of British Columbia has collected enough detailed information about the height, frequency and direction of its coastal waves to start developing and testing wave energy converters in the ocean, a new report has found.

  • 25 September 2014

    Premier Christy Clark and Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy, issued a statement in regards to the signing of Canada-Korea Free Trade agreement.  “British Columbia commends Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Park Geun-hye of South Korea for signing the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) today. We […]

  • 28 November 2012

    On November 20, 2012 Robert G. Allan P.Eng, Executive Chairman of Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, B.C. was presented with the Maritime Museum of British Columbia S.S. Beaver Medal for Maritime Excellence, for “Major Contributions to British Columbia’s Marine Sector.” 2012 marks the first year that the Maritime Museum of British Columbia has […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Research & Development

    Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to Toronto for two events at the upcoming Bloomberg Canada Economic Summit and the Economic Club of Canada on May 13, 2014. British Columbia’s LNG opportunity, balanced budget, triple-A credit rating, economic outlook and investment opportunities will be the focus of discussions. The trip will also include ministerial-level meetings […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2015

    British Columbia’s Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has issued a statement welcoming the commercial investment decision by Pacific NorthWest LNG to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in Prince Rupert.

  • 23 March 2018

    British Columbia government has put measures in place to boost the development of liquefied natural gas industry in the province. 

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries is to spend CAD 57 million in British Columbia to support its fleet during the current refit cycle.

  • 23 March 2017

    The government of British Columbia is looking to support investments by natural gas utilities to increase the use of LNG in the transportation, marine and other sectors and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • 2 May 2016

    Canadian province of British Columbia said the 62 signed pipeline benefits agreements with 29 out of 32 eligible First Nations confirms the growing support for the LNG industry.

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]