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Local First Nations adding solar panels to rental housing – My East Kootenay Now

June 21, 2022 Three local First Nations are adding solar panels to affordable rental housing through the Columbia Basin Trust. “For several years, the Trust has been working with First Nations in the region to support their efforts to increase the availability and quality of affordable rental housing for community members,” said Mark Brunton, Senior […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202214 Views

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BCUC Approves FortisBC Energy Inc.’s Second Quarter Gas Commodity Rates

VANCOUVER – Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) completed its review of FortisBC Energy Inc.’s (FEI) Second Quarter Gas Cost Reports and approved commodity rate changes in the Fort Nelson, and Mainland and Vancouver Island service areas. Gas commodity rates are a flow-through of the market prices that the utility pays. The BCUC reviews […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 2022129 Views

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Canada and British Columbia invest in 14 CleanBC infrastructure projects across the province to create cleaner, stronger communities

From: Infrastructure Canada Whistler, British Columbia, May 27, 2022— Investments in green infrastructure projects help build sustainable, resilient communities. They create adaptive solutions to tackle climate change and mitigate its impacts—such as the wildfires and floods experienced in British Columbia this past year—and they support the shift to a cleaner economy that will help communities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202236 Views

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Discussions continue on the Columbia River Treaty

May 26, 2022 VICTORIA – Canadian and United States representatives continue discussions toward a modernized Columbia River Treaty. Canada and the U.S. met informally four times this year on March 30, April 17, May 17 and May 24 to discuss ways of advancing negotiations. These meetings were arranged to ask questions and seek clarification about issues related to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202222 Views

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BC Government: New oil and gas royalty system ending inefficient subsidies

May 19, 2022 VICTORIA – The Province is introducing a new oil and gas royalty system that puts the interests of British Columbians first and eliminates outdated and inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies. “Our province is blessed with abundant resources, which belong to all of us. But for too long, a broken system of fossil-fuel subsidies has […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202222 Views

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Western Energy Services Corp. Announces Closing Of Rights Offering And Debt Restructuring Transaction

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Western Energy Services Corp. (the “Company” or “Western”) (TSX: WRG) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its previously announced recapitalization and debt restructuring transaction (the “Restructuring Transaction”). Closing of the Restructuring Transaction occurred one day after the initially expected date due to steps required to satisfy all the conditions to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202218 Views

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Indigenous clean energy leaders gather in Kelowna, BC for the 20/20 Catalyst Program

After two years of virtual connection, the fifth cohort of Indigenous Clean Energy’s (ICE) flagship program, the 20/20 Catalysts Program, gathers in Kelowna, BC for the first of three on-site intensive sessions. KELOWNA, BC, May 2, 2021 – After two years of virtual gatherings, Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise’s flagship capacity-building program, 20/20 Catalysts Program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022176 Views

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Canadian negotiators share latest on Columbia River Treaty

April 28, 2022 VICTORIA – The Province is hosting a virtual public information session to provide an update and answer questions about Canada-U.S. negotiations on the Columbia River Treaty. The session will be held on Monday, May 16, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. (Pacific time), and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the process for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202231 Views

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Fort Nelson FN propose super green hydrogen plant – Business In Vancouver

April 26, 2022 First Nation, Brian Fehr propose plant that would make carbon negative hydrogen with wood waste The Fort Nelson First Nation have partnered with Hydrogen Naturally Inc. (H2N) to explore a plan to develop a $1.2 billion “bright green” hydrogen production plant in Fort Nelson that would use wood waste as a feedstock, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202236 Views

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Coastal First Nation’s clean energy conversion efforts ahead of curve in B.C. – Vancouver Is Awesome

Rural, remote, and Indigenous communities often face energy costs that are up to three times the Canadian household average, according to an Ecotrust report. A remote coastal First Nation has weaned a third of its homes off fossil fuels, making climate gains communities in the rest of B.C. can only aspire to. To further its […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202235 Views

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