Provincial Politics

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Trans Mountain pipeline project doesn't meet B.C.'s 5 conditions, says minister

By The Canadian Press
January 11, 2016 - 11:54am Updated: January 11, 2016 - 3:19pm

VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan is failing British Columbia’s test for proceeding with a proposed pipeline expansion, so far unable to prove it will meet key safety requirements or serve the province’s best interests, the environment minister says.

Site C dam protesters dig in and prepare for arrests at historic site in B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 7, 2016 - 10:23am Updated: January 7, 2016 - 12:35pm

VANCOUVER — First Nations protesting the construction of the $9-billion Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia are preparing for their own arrests while they implore Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intervene to stop the hydroelectric project.

Premier Christy Clark in Kamloops on May 13, 2013
Premier Christy Clark in Kamloops on May 13, 2013 Image Credit: CFJC Today

B.C. premier calls byelections to replace 2 Metro Vancouver MLAs

By The Canadian Press
January 5, 2016 - 2:27pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has called two byelections for Feb. 2 to replace members of the legislature who ran for federal office.

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan left her post on July 8 last year to run as the New Democrat candidate in Vancouver East.

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Shell-led joint venture obtains key permit for LNG facility in Kitimat, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER — A Shell-led joint venture company says it has obtained a key permit to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in northern British Columbia.

LNG Canada says it is the first in the province to receive the permit from the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission.