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Province backs informed land-use decisions with $5 million in funding to Geoscience BC

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. read more

Economy Environment Thursday, June 4, 2015 11:15 AM

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Government appoints Mining Code Review Committee members

Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett today appointed a Code Review Committee pursuant to section 34 of the Mines Act that will determine how best to implement the seven recommendations stemming from an Independent Expert Engineering Panel's investigation into the Aug. 4, 2014, tailings pond breach at the Mount Polley Mine in Northwest B.C. read more

Economy Environment Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:15 AM