Jan 25
2016

Meet Aboriginal Skills Navigator Allie Auger  

Allie Auger knows the importance of skills training.  A member of the Saulteau First Nations, Allie is an Aboriginal Skills Navigator for the New Relationship Trust.

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Jan 21
2016

Province boosts Aboriginal skills training in northeast B.C.  

A series of community-based job skills training courses in northeast B.C. will support First Nations members becoming job-ready for B.C.’s growing liquefied natural gas and natural resource sectors.

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Jan 1
2016

New GHG reporting and compliance act comes into force  

The Province’s new Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (GGIRCA) came into force, ensuring LNG facilities in British Columbia will have an emissions cap making them the cleanest in the world.

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Dec 27
2015

First Nations geothermal system heats and cools business park  

In the 1990’s, the Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) began an aggressive program of economic development resulting in 90% band employment.

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Dec 27
2015

Ocean power to heat homes in Spirit Bay  

The first homes have been built, construction has started on others, and a pioneering clean energy project designed to harness ocean thermal energy is taking shape in a new residential development known as Spirit Bay, near Sooke.

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Dec 27
2015

Turning rainfall into clean energy  

The traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation can be found on the west coast of central Vancouver Island and includes the town of Tofino. It has natural boundaries of mountains and ocean, and is home to about 1,000 members. The territory is also a perfect location for the development of small, clean energy projects.

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Dec 21
2015

Terminal A Extension project granted environmental assessment approval  

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Rio Tinto Alcan for the Terminal A Extension project in Kitimat.

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Dec 18
2015

World’s cleanest LNG legislation comes into force  

B.C.’s new Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (GGIRCA) comes into force on Jan. 1, 2016, ensuring LNG facilities in B.C. will have an emissions cap making them the cleanest in the world.

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Dec 10
2015

Meet Aboriginal Skills Navigator Tara Alfred  

Connecting First Nations members to skills training and jobs. That’s something Tara Alfred works to achieve every day. 

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Dec 10
2015

New LNG agreement with Lheidli T’enneh  

First Nations involvement with B.C.’s developing LNG industry received another boost with a new Pipeline Benefits Agreement (PBA) with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation.

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