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.
VICTORIA, B.C. – Addressing the annual Truck Loggers Association convention yesterday, Premier Christy Clark says skilled workers still very much in demand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VICTORIA — A two-year project to upgrade more than 200 Forest Service roads in B.C. is rolling along as scheduled.
LANGLEY, B.C. — The B.C. Trucking Association’s lobbying efforts for changes to the province’s Commercial Transport Regulations have paid off.
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.
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.
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.
EDMONTON — The Alberta government unveiled a new energy strategy, which included a timeline for renewable content in the province’s fuel supply.
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.
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.