Dawson Creek Mirror

B.C. racks up $58 billion in independent power producers contracts

Auditor general flags BC Hydro’s contentious IPP program as province’s single largest contractual obligation

Crack forms along Site C dam haul road

A 400-metre tension crack has formed along a haul road on the Site C dam construction site, leading BC Hydro to reassign 30 workers while the area is assessed.  BC Hydro released details on the...

B.C. oil & gas land sale raises more in one day than last two years combined

In hopeful sign for B.C. oilpatch, January sale pumps $39.6 million into provincial coffers

Feds sign off on Site C erosion control efforts

BC Hydro’s efforts to control sediment and erosion into the Peace River arising from Site C dam construction have been given the green light by federal environmental regulators. In a January 9...

Vehicle safety, not environmental warning cause of partial shutdown at Site C

Hydro officials confirm work was temporarily suspended for some construction areas after “series of minor vehicle incidents”

LNG in B.C. not to be counted out yet

In February, the province’s oil and gas ministry held its monthly drilling rights auction. For the first time in history, it walked away empty handed. The $0 land sale kicked off a year of bad news...

2016 worst year on record for B.C. oil and gas drilling licences

Province ‘confident’ oil and gas revenues will improve

Peace River Regional District fighting to stop spread of invasive goldfish

Invasive species staff with the Peace River Regional District are warning pet owners to keep their fish out of local waterways after an increase in goldfish infestations in local dugouts and...

Northeast B.C. records double-digit unemployment rate

Unemployment on the rise since late 2014 following a downturn in oil and gas activity