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Harper cuts tax for LNG projects

February 24, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

OTTAWA, ON- Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced last week that he’s cutting taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in an effort to kick-start investment to the industry.

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Cheap oil brings opportunities, B.C. Premier tells truck loggers

January 23, 2015 by Allan Janssen

VICTORIA, B.C. – Addressing the annual Truck Loggers Association convention yesterday, Premier Christy Clark says skilled workers still very much in demand.

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Traffic fine money heading back to the community

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGFORD, B.C. — While it’s never fun paying the fine attached to a traffic violation, maybe it’s comforting to know the money is being put to good use.

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Spare part could open damaged B.C. bridge early

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SURREY, B.C. — TransLink has found a replacement for the damaged section of the Pattullo Bridge, which could have the span reopened to traffic in two weeks.

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Enhanced driver’s license heads to Washington

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — The Olympic Games are not only an opportunity to bring the world together, but also showcase smooth border travel between Canada and the U.S.

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B.C. fast tracks highway project funding

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — An investment of $174 million for highway improvements in B.C.’s interior region has been accelerated and the first of the projects is expected to begin this construction season.

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Industry seeking carbon tax changes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — Rather than an all out attack on B.C.’s new carbon tax, a number of industries on the west coast are banning together to get the tax tweaked before it’s in full swing.

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B.C. blazes construction trail

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — A two-year project to upgrade more than 200 Forest Service roads in B.C. is rolling along as scheduled.

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B.C. makes allowances for fuel saving technology

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGLEY, B.C. — The B.C. Trucking Association’s lobbying efforts for changes to the province’s Commercial Transport Regulations have paid off.

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Stay out of disputes with terminal operators: BCTA tells VPA

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Port Authority should mind its own business. That, effectively, is what the B.C. Trucking Association is telling the VPA after it reportedly started warning truckers it would revoke port trucking licences of companies that, for whatever reason, failed to pay fees assessed by terminal operators.

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B.C. and Ontario score federal infrastructure funding

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — B.C. and Ontario are being backed by the federal government for major highway improvements, with a total price tag of about $6.5 billion announced yesterday.

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Website forecasts highway driving conditions

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — A campaign is underway on Canada’s west coast to increase awareness among highway drivers on the importance of being prepared for winter driving before heading out on the road.

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Alberta set for biodiesel content in 2010

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

EDMONTON — The Alberta government unveiled a new energy strategy, which included a timeline for renewable content in the province’s fuel supply.

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B.C. program targets trucking labour shortage

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — B.C. is launching a two-year pilot project aimed at foreign workers to help offset serious labour shortages in the trucking and tourism/hospitality industries.

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B.C. cracks down on resource road speeding

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — Safety on resource roads has been a big issue in B.C. and the province is employing the use of radar equipment in a new initiative to reduce deaths and injuries in logging.