B.C. premier says it's time feds approve LNG but denies linkage to oil pipelines

By The Canadian Press
May 19, 2016 - 11:51am

OTTAWA — It's long past time for the federal government to issue environmental permits for a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C. Premier Christy Clark said Wednesday while confirming she's in three-way talks with Ottawa and Alberta over hydro sales.

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B.C. forests minister says campers can expect more camp fire bans this summer

By The Canadian Press
May 18, 2016 - 1:01pm Updated: May 18, 2016 - 2:05pm

VICTORIA — Forests Minister Steve Thomson says he’s preparing to take swift action this summer when it comes to issuing camp fire bans, with this long weekend being one of the few holidays where the fires are allowed across British Columbia.

Newsfile - May 14th, 2014 - Pioneer Park, Kamloops
Newsfile - May 14th, 2014 - Pioneer Park, Kamloops Image Credit: Kent Simmonds / CFJC Today

Mock oil spill planned along Trans Mountain pipeline in Merritt

By James Peters
May 18, 2016 - 11:58am Updated: May 18, 2016 - 2:08pm

MERRITT, B.C. — Emergency responders and Kinder Morgan officials will be out in force near the Merritt Airport tomorrow, conducting an emergency exercise.

Kinder Morgan's Senior Director of Marine Operations, Michael Davies, explains what's being simulated tomorrow.