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Monday, March 13, 2017 9:00 AM
Amrik Virk, B.C. Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced a $40-million partnership to support the development of pre-commercial clean-energy projects and technologies.
Friday, February 3, 2017 9:45 AM
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced an investment of $40 million to encourage British Columbians to make the switch to zero-emission vehicles, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support investment in made-in-B.C. green technology.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 5:00 PM
The Province and the Tahltan Central Government entered into a bilateral agreement that establishes an engagement framework related to the ongoing construction, operation and closure of the Red Chris Mine.
Monday, January 23, 2017 12:30 PM
Premier Christy Clark announced at Roundup 2017 that the B.C. government will provide Geoscience BC with $10 million in funding over two years to further support its work in encouraging mineral, coal, and oil and gas exploration investment in the province, and is also extending and enhancing tax incentives to increase mineral exploration throughout the province.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:05 AM
At the 2016 Globe Conference on Sustainability and Innovation Premier Christy Clark announced funding of $11.9 million from the Province’s Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund for three programs aimed at promoting clean-energy vehicles, clean air and clean water.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:35 PM
The B.C. Centre of Training Excellence in Mining (CTEM) has made it easier for British Columbians to train for careers in mineral exploration and mining, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed with five public post-secondary institutions in the province.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:51 AM
BC Hydro has selected Peace River Hydro Partners as the preferred proponent for the Site C main civil works contract.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 11:15 AM
Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett announced today that the Province will provide $5 million in funding to Geoscience BC to support its work encouraging mineral and energy exploration investment and informed land-use decisions for the benefit of all British Columbians.
Monday, January 26, 2015 9:15 AM
Funding in Budget 2015 will establish a Major Mines Permitting Office to improve the co-ordination of major mine permits across government, add staff to conduct more inspections and permit reviews, and maintain improved turnaround times for notice of work permits...
Monday, August 18, 2014 10:15 AM
The Government of British Columbia, with the support of the Soda Creek Indian Band (Xats’ull First Nation) and Williams Lake Indian Band, has ordered an independent engineering investigation and inquiry into the Mount Polley tailings pond breach, and independent third-party reviews of all 2014 Dam Safety Inspections for every tailings pond at a permitted mine in the province.