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B.C. egg production hits five-year low as demand soars

B.C. egg production hits five-year low as demand soars

Cage-free, enriched egg production has nearly doubled as consumer appetites change
No hikes for natural gas for home heating

No hikes for natural gas for home heating

North American natural gas prices back to normal after two-year period of volatility.
Opinion: EU deforestation law could sideline Indigenous forest management

Opinion: EU deforestation law could sideline Indigenous forest management

How EU environmental policy may affect Indigenous-led forestry and economic prosperity in Canada
Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

The CEOs and executives of some of Canada's largest oil and gas companies told a parliamentary committee Thursday that they while they oppose an emissions cap on their sector, they do support carbon pricing as a tool to reduce their industry's enviro
Reduction in volumes forces Fort Nelson, B.C. natural gas plant to suspend operations

Reduction in volumes forces Fort Nelson, B.C. natural gas plant to suspend operations

FORT NELSON — A company that operates a natural gas plant in Fort Nelson, B.C., is suspending operations because of a reduction in gas volumes, which also reduces the city's access to electrical and gas services.
Canada aims to protect cattle industry as U.S. avian flu outbreak spreads

Canada aims to protect cattle industry as U.S. avian flu outbreak spreads

CALGARY — As an outbreak of avian influenza in dairy herds south of the border continues to spread, Canadian officials say they are doing everything they can to protect this country's livestock industry.
Updated: Squamish council pushes floatel decision off into future

Updated: Squamish council pushes floatel decision off into future

At the June 4 meeting, council referred the TUP for the WLNG floatel back to muni staff; Woodfibre LNG 'dismayed with the ongoing delay.'
Mining in B.C. presents 'greatest opportunity in a generation': PwC

Mining in B.C. presents 'greatest opportunity in a generation': PwC

Permitting timelines for new mines still too long
UN secretary-general calls for 'windfall' tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

UN secretary-general calls for 'windfall' tax on profits of fossil fuel companies

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary General António Guterres called Wednesday for a “windfall” tax on profits of fossil fuel companies to help pay for the fight against global warming, decrying them as the “godfathers of climate chaos.
Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs urge banks to snub TC Energy bonds

CALGARY — An Indigenous group that opposed the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is urging banks and investors against financing a proposed second phase of the project. Hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation of B.C.