Recent Articles

Vancouver's Goldcorp won't challenge friendly deal for Osisko

Posted on April 21, 2014

"We stated from the beginning of this process that we would remain disciplined with respect to our offer to acquire Osisko"

Prentice to lead renewed Northern Gateway consultation efforts

Posted on March 6, 2014

A former federal minister of Indian and Northern Affairs will lead renewed efforts to consult with and establish partnerships with First Nations and Aboriginal communities in British Columbia and Alberta for Enbridge Inc.'s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the company said today.

Guide to aboriginal resource opportunities launched

Posted on February 2, 2014

Much of the discourse surrounding First Nations involvement in B.C. resource projects has been focused on the financial benefits for aboriginal communities in exchange for their approval and access to work on traditional territory.

Coal project poses no significant risks: Fraser Surrey Docks

Posted on November 19, 2013

'After consideration of the potential residual effects, and taking into account engineering design and identified mitigation measures, the Project can be constructed and operated without significant adverse effects.'

Former geologist allegedly tipped off wife, engaging in insider trading: BCSC

Posted on August 1, 2013

Inside trading allegations made after a former geologist allegedly shared insider information with his wife pertaining to a company he worked for as a consultant.

Exxon Mobile seeks NEB approval to export 30m tonnes of LNG from BC

Posted on June 21, 2013

Exxon and Imperial are seeking to export for a period of 25 years.

Vancouver’s New Gold to acquire Ontario gold reserves in friendly takeover

Posted on June 19, 2013

Company will add an estimated four million ounces of gold reserves in Ontario.

Northern Gateway restrictions could hurt other pipelines: Kinder Morgan

Posted on June 18, 2013

The Joint Review Panel’s 199 requirements for the Northern Gateway pipeline could have a negative impact on BC’s other proposed pipeline

Northern Gateway panel final arguments begin today

Posted on June 17, 2013

The oral argument process is the final step in the two-year Joint Review Panel process.

BC Ferries weighs costs of LNG ship fuel option

Posted on June 14, 2013

Ferry operator could save millions annually if its fleet ran on liquefied natural gas.

Enbridge CEO still bullish over Northern Gateway

Posted on June 6, 2013

Al Monaco said he retains hope pipeline will eventually get the go-ahead.

Coal conundrum: Employment vs. environment

Posted on June 4, 2013

Proposed terminal expansion will deliver desperately needed jobs, Surrey dock boss says; So what, counter critics

Canada now behind US in energy security: Fraser Institute

Posted on May 28, 2013

Canada’s energy security ranking has fallen from seventh place in 2009 to eighth.

Kinder Morgan forges ahead with pipeline expansion plan

Posted on May 27, 2013

Trans Mountain Pipeline submitted a project description to the National Energy Board, Canada's independent industry regulator.

Surrey Board of Trade endorses controversial coal expansion

Posted on May 23, 2013

Fraser Surrey Docks has applied to Port Metro Vancouver to handle an additional four million tonnes of coal.

National Energy Board okays Kinder Morgan toll rates

Posted on May 17, 2013

The charge covers the fee for transporting oil through the proposed pipeline expansion.

Low prices keep Canadian gas production in holding pattern

Posted on May 13, 2013

A massive anticipated demand for new gas supplies by the liquefied natural gas industry in BC has yet to result in any increase gas field activity.

Teck increases stake in True Gold

Posted on May 10, 2013

Teck Resources Ltd. is bucking a trend by sinking $10 million into a local gold exploration company with prospects in West Africa.

Surrey prospector sues for $16m finder’s fee

Posted on May 10, 2013

In a suit filed in the BC Supreme Court, Harpreet Sangha is suing Orca Gold (formerly Canaco Resources Inc.) and East Africa Metals.

BG Groups unveils Prince Rupert LNG plant plans

Posted on May 9, 2013

Production from the first phase of the project would bring 189 LNG tankers into Prince Rupert per year.

Dix promises review of Surrey coal terminal proposal

Posted on May 7, 2013

The proposal has the public up in arms because the coal – four million tonnes annually – would be used to fire power plants in Asia.

Mining report: Pollution concerns could scuttle coal terminal expansion

Posted on May 6, 2013

Residents and municipal politicians feel sidelined by Port Metro planning process.

Complaints mount against Port Metro’s slow response to coal concerns

Posted on May 6, 2013

Anti-coal activist and a New Westminster councillor are expressing frustration at how long it’s taking to get answers from the port.

Bralorne Gold Mines allegedly breached mining rules: BCSC

Posted on May 1, 2013

BCSC said the company disclosed the result of an economic analysis based on targets for future exploration.

BC-only environmental review for two coals mines approved

Posted on April 23, 2013

Both the Sukunka and Carbon Creek metallurgical coal mine projects have been approved for a single review by the province.

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