Ted Clarke

Blackwater Gold mine project set to go, all it needs is permit approval

Steven Dean is like a drag racer sitting at the start line behind the wheel of billion dollar machine waiting for the green light to drop. The chairman and CEO of Artemis Gold Inc., has been stuck...

BC Hydro plans to twin P.G.-Terrace transmission line

To meet increased demand for power in northwestern B.C., the province’s electricity provider BC Hydro announced its plan to twin its transmission line from Prince George to Terrace. “Today we...

B.C. forestry's future dependent on attracting new workers

How do we attract young people to the forest industry? The question of how to attract new talent was put to a panel of forestry professionals gathered on the Prince George Civic Cand Conference...

Eby announces $90M jobs fund to boost BC forestry economy

BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund will provide up to $90 million over three years to help local forest sector companies diversify.

MLA Rustad says P.G. could suffer $50 million impact from mill closure

The permanent closure at the Canfor’s Prince George Pulp and Paper’s pulp line will put 300 mill employees out of work and those lost wages could take $30 million out of the local economy, And...

Petition calls for end to B.C. tax grab on sale of used goods

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is petitioning B.C. Premier David Eby to stop collecting PST on all used items sold in the province. Carson Binda, the CTF's B.C. director, says it is unfair to...

Inflation, rising interest rates cool profits for lumber giants

Canfor, West Fraser Timber both report reduced net income in second quarter of 2022