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Friday, January 27, 2012 1:30 PM
Forest industry veteran Bob Clark, vice-president of forestry consultants J B Clark and Co., has been recruited to lead the provincial government's on-the-ground Burns Lake economic response efforts, announced Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation Pat Bell.
Friday, January 27, 2012 9:30 AM
As part of 'Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan', the BC Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) and its sector partners have been awarded $632,500 for the development and pilot delivery of an industry-standard Parks and Public Works Technician training program.
Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:15 AM
Labour market research released today shows BC Hydro's Northwest Transmission Line will be an economic catalyst for the region - electrifying an area of the province currently not part of the grid and enabling the development of mines, power projects and other resource projects that will help fuel B.C.'s economy.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 1:00 PM
A $700,000 investment to help forest companies create jobs by turning their waste wood into high-value bio-products will address many of the recommendations from government's Bio-Economy Committee, Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, said today.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 10:15 AM
B.C.'s future forests will include super-trees that can shrug off attacks by pests like the mountain pine beetle - or are remarkably efficient at sequestering carbon, reducing CO2 in the atmosphere.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 11:51 AM
B.C.'s community visitor centres aren't just for visitors. They're also a source of inspiration on ways to entertain visiting relatives and friends.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:45 AM
A new state-of-the-art Cross Laminated Timber plant in Okanagan Falls features innovative technology that will change the way wood is used in B.C., providing another boost to B.C.'s forest industry and regional economic growth.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:14 PM
Jacquie Gulevich, a Grade 11 student from North Peace Secondary in Fort St. John, won a $25,000 scholarship today as the grand prize winner of the Year of Science "Choose Science, Go Far, Win Big" contest.
Friday, April 15, 2011 3:15 PM
Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:00 AM
A new information toolkit that will encourage architects and engineers to design and build with wood, particularly in commercial and public facilities, was announced at the Vancouver Wood Solutions Fair.