Tag: Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson First Nation files judicial review to protect threatened boreal caribou

Fort Nelson First Nation files judicial review to protect threatened boreal caribou

“BCOGC demonstrated inadequate, unlawful and wholly unacceptable approach to consultation” Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) has filed for a judicial review of the BC Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC) approval of Rockyview Resources Inc.’s recent gas pipeline project, according to a press release. “The 39km proposed gas pipeline cuts right through core caribou habitat in […]

Northeast BC needs natural gas recovery to bolster regional economy, say provincial accountants

Northeast BC needs natural gas recovery to bolster regional economy, say provincial accountants

Higher natural gas, coal, lumber prices good news, but offset by capital investment uncertainty The economy of northeast British Columbia, particularly in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, has taken a beating the past few years, according to the annual economic report by provincial¬†chartered accountants. And only¬†a revival of the resource sector, led by oil […]