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Blockline Road residents argue location of liquids processing plant

Blockline Road residents argue location of liquids processing plant

Residents say they’re not opposed to the natural gas industry, only to the location of the plant.
Regional jobless rate climbs slightly to 9.6 per cent

Regional jobless rate climbs slightly to 9.6 per cent

Unemployment in the Peace Region and Fort Nelson has climbed steadily since September, passing the provincial and national jobless rates in the fall of 2015.
B.C. energy exports tumble 16 per cent, but natural gas sees gains

B.C. energy exports tumble 16 per cent, but natural gas sees gains

B.C. is shipping more natural gas south of the border, but increased export volumes aren't making up for stubbornly low prices. That was one of the trends in a BC Stats report on exports released June 3. Overall, the value of B.C.
NEB seeks public input on Northern Gateway permit extension

NEB seeks public input on Northern Gateway permit extension

1,177 kilometre pipeline would carry diluted bitumen from Alberta's oilsands through northern B.C.
Another sharp rise in northeast EI claims

Another sharp rise in northeast EI claims

Claims jump 30 per cent, even before proposed opening up of EI program in oil producing regions
4,000 unemployed in northeast as B.C. tops jobs numbers

4,000 unemployed in northeast as B.C. tops jobs numbers

B.C. records lowest unemployment rate in Canada for first time in recorded history
Enbridge seeks three-year extension on NEB Northern Gateway approval

Enbridge seeks three-year extension on NEB Northern Gateway approval

Federal environmental certificate set to expire at the end of this year if construction has not begun
Earls reverses decision on U.S.-only beef

Earls reverses decision on U.S.-only beef

Earls Restaurant has reversed its decision to buy beef from a sole United States supplier, a move that had shut out Alberta beef producers from selling to the 66-restaurant chain. “We’ve made a mistake.
Dawson Creek housing starts drop 72 per cent

Dawson Creek housing starts drop 72 per cent

'Everybody kind of needs LNG (liquefied natural gas) to go through just to keep the bottom from falling out'
Westcoast satisfies First Nations concerns about proposed pipelines

Westcoast satisfies First Nations concerns about proposed pipelines

Two local First Nations have withdrawn their requests to federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna that proposed Westcoast Energy Inc.