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LNG to bring more than 100,000 jobs to B.C., says report

July 24, 2013
LNG to bring more than 100,000 jobs to B.C., says report

B.C. Jobs Minister Shirley Bond is touting new figures that predict more than 100,000 jobs are coming to the province thanks to the liquefied natural gas industry — but opposition critics wonder if the province can train enough people to fill the positions. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C.’s LNG export industry could provide 75,000 permanent jobs, report claims

July 24, 2013

British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas export industry could support a permanent workforce of 75,000 workers including gas-field drillers, plant operators and support industries, according to a new report from the provincial government’s Natural Gas Workforce Strategy Committee. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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NDP demand full report on deadly mill blast

July 23, 2013
NDP demand full report on deadly mill blast

The NDP is once again calling for the release of the full report on a deadly sawmill explosion in Burns Lake last year that killed two workers and injured 20 more. Critic for Worksafe BC, Harry Bains,  says with sawmills continuing to have problems controlling explosive wood dust, the public needs answers. “Workers…wanna go to [...]

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Sun Media axes 11 newspapers, 360 jobs

July 17, 2013
Sun Media axes 11 newspapers, 360 jobs

Sun Media Corp. will close 11 newspapers across Canada and cut 360 jobs as part of a cost-cutting plan, the Quebec-based publisher says. CBC | British Columbia News

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Province releases own ratings on Bollywood awards show broadcast

July 4, 2013
Province releases own ratings on Bollywood awards show broadcast

The provincial government is putting a positive spin on the $ 11-million Times of India Film Awards. The awards that took place in Vancouver in April were supposed to be seen by 400 million people, according to Premier Christy Clark But initial viewership numbers in India were pegged at just fewer than 30 million, according [...]

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