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Proposal for South Okanagan land protection to move forward

Fri, 2017/01/27 - 2:15pm
The Province has announced that planning discussions to achieve the objectives outlined in the Province’s proposal to protect lands in the South Okanagan are moving forward with the support and participation of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Penticton Indian Band and Osoyoos Indian Band, which are the three Okanagan Nation communities most affected by the proposal.

North Montney Mainline Pipeline project granted environmental assessment approval

Thu, 2017/01/26 - 3:00pm
Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. for the North Montney Mainline Pipeline project, which is a natural gas pipeline approximately 301 kilometres long in the Peace River Regional District in northeast British Columbia. 

Environment Minister responds to BC Supreme Court decision

Tue, 2017/01/24 - 5:38pm
Minister Environment Mary Polak has issued the following statement regarding the BC Supreme Court ruling on Shawnigan Lake judicial review:

Show your support for BC Parks with specialty licence plates

Wed, 2017/01/18 - 10:15am
The legendary Kermode bear found only in British Columbia, the snow-capped Purcell Mountains and a stunning view from Porteau Cove overlooking Howe Sound – these are the iconic images emblazoned on the new BC Parks commemorative licence plates.

Five conditions secure coastal protection and economic benefits for all British Columbians

Wed, 2017/01/11 - 4:00pm
Following the Trudeau government’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Project, the Province’s clear, consistent and principled position on its five conditions has resulted in tangible and significant investments that will protect British Columbia’s environmental and economic interests.

Ministers issue environmental assessment certificate for Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Wed, 2017/01/11 - 2:35pm
Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman issued the following statement following their issuing of an Environmental Assessment (EA) Certificate for the B.C. portion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project:

Trans Mountain Expansion project granted environmental assessment approval

Wed, 2017/01/11 - 2:30pm
Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC for the B.C. portion of the Trans Mountain Expansion project, which is an interprovincial pipeline approximately 987 kilometres long between Edmonton, Alberta and Burnaby, British Columbia.