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8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Guest: B.C. is competition for Washington state trade

To world travelers, British Columbia's Vancouver is a bewitching urban jewel with mountains framing seaplanes, cruise ships, high rises and sandy beaches.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Port explores Harbour City's LNG potential

With the B.C. government pushing the liquefied natural gas industry, Nanaimo may be able to take advantage of related opportunities that come.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Resource Investing News

Highbank Resources Hires Foresight Innovations for Swamp Point Construction

Highbank Resources Ltd. announced that it has finalized a contract with Foresight Innovations Ltd., located in Victoria B.C..

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

B.C. Appeal Court judge who wrote ruling dismissing Robert Pickton appeal dies

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Prince George Citizen

Out-of-towners at centre of crime surge: police

There is a wave of criminal activity at the street level in Prince George, but instead of it being familiar suspects, the perpetrators are mostly newcomers from the northwest region.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

GlobalNews

Hundreds of people remain out of their homes as crews battle China Nose wildfire near Houston

About 120 homes remain under an Evacuation Order along Highway 16 as a massive fire continues to burn uncontrolled about 15 km south of Houston.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBC News

Humpback whale's hour-long visit with B.C. boat caught on camera

An extended close encounter with a humpback whale off B.C.'s north coast was caught on camera, and some of the incredible footage is now being shared online.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Thursday, August 21

1862 - British sailor Billy Barker strikes gold in western Canada's Cariboo mountains, digging up $600,000-worth.

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The Georgia Straight

Gitxsan First Nation grants extension on CN Rail eviction

Gitxsan First Nation members who rely on the Skeena River for fish say they worry about the environmental impacts of trains that run close to the water.

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The Williams Lake Tribune

Tourism operators suffering

Midway through the 2014 tourist season, tourism businesses along Highway 20 from end to end are hurting, according to a recent survey conducted by Bella Coola Valley Tourism.

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Coquitlam Now

MLA investigates B.C.'s growing pains

Try living on B.C.'s north coast, where the frenzy surrounding provincial plans for liquid natural gas projects has seen average rents in Kitimat leap from $450 a month in 2010 to $1,800 now.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Marine News

Fitch: West Coast Labor Delay Sending Cargo North

The ongoing risk of a strike or work slowdown at West Coast ports may already be diverting cargo to other distribution methods and setting the stage for broader economic impacts, Fitch Ratings says.

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Vancouver Sun

First Nations' land claims stall federal government sale plans

Oilsands pipelines and other natural resource projects aren't the only ambitious initiatives being stymied in B.C. due to deepening uncertainty caused by unresolved aboriginal land claims.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Morien Receives Notice from Glencore of Third Party Offer for...

An arms-length third party has agreed to terms with Glencore for the purchase of the entirety of Glencore's interests in the Donkin Coal Project, including all Donkin-related property, rights, entitlements and undertakings of Glencore .

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

SNL Financial

Coal miner Cloud Peak Energy boosts export capacity in deal with Westmoreland

The move opens up space at Westshore, located near Vancouver, British Columbia, and, related to the deal, allows Cloud Peak to increase its committed capacity and extend the term of its throughput agreement at Westshore.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Prince Rupert left out of federal leaders' visits

By the end of the month two national party leaders will have visited the Northwest, but neither scheduled meetings in Prince Rupert.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Pipeline firm signs training deal

From left, Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association executive director Karin Hunt, Aboriginal Gateway Training Centre manager William Phang, TransCanada's Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project manager Rebecca McElhoes and vice-president of project development for the Coastal GasLink pipeline Bruce Wells sign a funding ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Heart of our city: Prince Rupert's Treena Decker takes centre stage

When all the eyes in the audience and the stage lights are pointed upon her, Prince Rupert's Treena Decker hopes to captivate the minds of people and provoke new thoughts.

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Brandon Sun

Gitxsan Nation orders CN Rail, foresters, fishermen, off northwestern B.C. lands

The Gitxsan First Nation is shutting down the Canadian National Railway line through Gitxsan traditional territories in northwestern British Columbia.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre - August 6

Friday Crib: 1st - M. Gardiner and G. Kowenhoven, 2nd - L. Martinson and M. Stegavig, 3rd - D. Currie and J. Christison.

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