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Trudeau gives boost to market-oriented group on clean-economy initiative

By The Canadian Press
March 1, 2016 - 12:23pm Updated: March 1, 2016 - 1:15pm

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a boost Tuesday to a new cross-sectoral group of business leaders, labour, non-governmental organizations, government and academics who want to accelerate Canada’s transition to a high-efficiency, low carbon economy.

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Conference Board says LNG would provide big boost to economy, if it goes ahead

By The Canadian Press
February 29, 2016 - 10:35am Updated: February 29, 2016 - 3:00pm

VANCOUVER — A new study says Canada would get a big economic boost from a liquefied natural gas industry, especially British Columbia, including tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity.