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B.C. budget still in the black, barely

B.C. budget still in the black, barely

Finance Minister Mike de Jong says job growth isn't where it should be, sales tax collection to be stepped up
Sinopec, others join B.C. LNG hunt

Sinopec, others join B.C. LNG hunt

Companies from China, India and Japan join global investors checking out gas export potential of North Coast
Premier Clark pitches LNG to Asia

Premier Clark pitches LNG to Asia

Biggest trade mission yet to China, Japan and Korea leaves as new warning issued about environmental impact on Kitimat area
Undersea cable pitched for clean energy

Undersea cable pitched for clean energy

A company known mostly for wind projects is reviving a proposal to connect the Vancouver Island and Washington electricity grids
Sawmills closing in beetle aftermath

Sawmills closing in beetle aftermath

Quesnel, Houston mills to shut next year as owners trade timber cutting rights to keep competing mills going
B.C. seeks to diversify Asia wood exports

B.C. seeks to diversify Asia wood exports

Market strategy in China and Japan involves promotion of more advanced wood frame technology
Poll points to stalemate in wireless phone war, appetite for more competition

Poll points to stalemate in wireless phone war, appetite for more competition

Insights West finds B.C. customers don't see federal government or telcos are their champion
B.C. pulls plug on power projects

B.C. pulls plug on power projects

BC Hydro has cancelled or deferred four electricity purchase contracts with independent power producers, and the total may reach 20
B.C. liquor laws get another look

B.C. liquor laws get another look

A glass of wine at the spa? A craft beer at the farmer's market? Can B.C. survive the next wave of modernization?
RoundAbout fills need for coffee house

RoundAbout fills need for coffee house

Main Street shop offers fine coffee in comfortable environment.