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Ridley Terminals Inc. signs new long-term agreement

On September 1 Teck Resources and Ridley Terminals Inc. announced the signing of a new agreement that will bring more coal through Prince Rupert for the foreseeable future.
B.C. power producers press their case

B.C. power producers press their case

Independent power producers, a climate scientist and an advocate for aboriginal development urged the B.C. government Wednesday to stick with B.C.'s plan to become self-sufficient in clean energy.

CN touts the success of new grain program

CN Rail is touting the success of its Scheduled Grain Service Plan, pointing to a record year for shipping canola with the amount of canola shipped through Prince Rupert Grain matching a record.
B.C. housing industry still waiting for HST Plan B

B.C. housing industry still waiting for HST Plan B

In the wake of the HST referendum, housing contractors hope B.C. consumers won't wait 18 months to spend on renovations and new homes.
CN expanding Prince George facility that ships containers to Prince Rupert

CN expanding Prince George facility that ships containers to Prince Rupert

The Canadian National Railway in Prince George will be hiring about 25 more employees, nearly doubling its workforce, as it goes ahead with a $3.2 million expansion of the Prince George Distribution Centre.
Prince Rupert Aboriginal training centre chair discusses progress

Prince Rupert Aboriginal training centre chair discusses progress

The Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA) opened up a location in Prince Rupert this summer in mid-June, and the man running it says that the program is already getting good results after only two months

Local tidal energy proponents receive $470,000 in funding

A dozen new Innovative Clean Energy Fund projects throughout British Columbia, including a project in Prince Rupert, will be receiving $8 million from the Province to help support the new clean energy technologies.

Plenty of work happening on Northwest Transmission Line

BC Hydro has yet to sign a formal contract with the construction group it has chosen to build the Northwest Transmission Line.
B.C. film fund to pitch locations

B.C. film fund to pitch locations

The B.C. Film Commission and its regional agencies are building up their library of film locations in an effort to maintain B.C.'s $1 billion film and television industry.

Energy board to hold hearing on LNG export application

The National Energy Board has announced it will hold a public hearing on the BC LNG Co-op’s application for a gas export licence.