Energy and Mines

Energy and Mines

Province invests $10 million in public geoscience, extends tax incentives to promote more mining exploration

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.


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The gift of natural resources in B.C. has year-round benefits

Friday, December 23, 2016 10:30 AM

British Columbia’s mineral and coal production is a major pillar of the province’s economy and the raw materials mined right here in B.C. — like coal, copper, gold, lead and zinc — are needed to produce many of the consumer products British Columbians rely on in their daily lives.


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