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Premier, US ambassador 'optimistic' about softwood talks with Trump team

  • Victoria BC updated Feb 16, 2017 at 2:53 PM

Ambassador David MacNaughton and B.C. trade representative David Emerson await Donald Trump administration's lumber trade position

Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Two years trying engage U.S. government on softwood lumber trade have been frustrating, now bracing for Donald Trump administration

B.C. considers business sales tax relief

  • Victoria BC posted Jan 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Finance Minister Mike de Jong considers giving up $160 million in provincial sales tax revenue added to business electricity bills

Latest aerial survey finds signs of metal ore

  • Smithers BC updated Jan 25, 2017 at 10:38 AM

Region mapped includes Smithers, Burns Lake, Houston, Vanderhoof and Fraser Lake

Premier shifts job focus to technology

  • North Vancouver BC updated Jan 23, 2017 at 2:33 PM

Technology, climate innovation replace mines and natural gas in Premier Christy Clark's blueprint for B.C. growth

Horgan takes on Clark, forest companies

  • Victoria BC posted Jan 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Donald Trump trade threats raise political heat for Premier Christy Clark

B.C. job growth confined to southwest

  • Victoria BC posted Jan 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM

B.C. continues to lead the country in new job creation, but most areas of the province lost jobs in 2016

Lumber trade 'injury' claim upheld by U.S.

  • Victoria BC posted Jan 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Softwood lumber dispute escalates as president-elect Donald Trump begins actions to protect American jobs

B.C. lowers cap on payday loan fees

  • Victoria BC updated Jan 4, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Fee for short-term borrowing lowered to $17 per $100, a rate Public Safety Minister Mike Morris says is second lowest in Canada

Higher home values ring in 2017

  • Victoria BC updated Jan 2, 2017 at 3:08 PM

B.c. property assessments are out, showing jump in Okanagan, South Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver

VIDEO: How to keep New Year's resolutions without breaking the bank

  • B.C. updated Dec 30, 2016 at 5:41 PM

Tips on turning over a new leaf in 2017 while staying within your budget

Specialty wood industry reaches out to world

  • Maple Ridge BC posted Dec 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Re-manufactured wood products have a global supply chain, and Asian markets are vital

Asia imports up as U.S. targets B.C. lumber

  • Victoria BC posted Dec 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Premier Christy Clark confident Donald Trump wants housing construction boom, needs B.C. lumber

Great Bear Rainforest protection takes effect Jan. 1

  • Victoria BC posted Dec 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM

One third of region off limits to commercial logging, annual cut set at 2.5 million cubic metres per year

Small is beautiful for northern mill owners

  • Vanderhoof BC updated Dec 13, 2016 at 8:43 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Nechako Lumber was B.C.'s first to sell lumber to Japan, and has led the way in dealing with mountain pine beetle

Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

  • Burns Lake Fort St James Mackenzie BC posted Dec 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

  • Penticton Tsukuba Japan updated Dec 7, 2016 at 7:29 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

China moves to stop illegal logging trade

  • Beijing updated Dec 19, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

  • Shanghai, China posted Nov 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

Budget surplus hits $2.24 billion, but B.C. braces for schools settlement

  • B.C. updated Nov 29, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Finance minister Mike de Jong won't say how much of a hit is expected from teachers' court win

B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

  • Natori, Japan updated Nov 28, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

B.C. tall trees help restore Japan's tall ship

  • Myagi, Japan updated Nov 27, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Timber from Port Alberni helped Japanese museum replace historic ship masts destroyed in tsunami

B.C. braces for new U.S. lumber trade action

  • B.C. updated Nov 26, 2016 at 7:11 AM

Notice of American litigation follows expiry of last Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in October

Log scanning pioneered to find flaws in timber

  • Terrace BC Vancouver BC updated Nov 23, 2016 at 9:33 PM

Skeena Sawmills wants to be B.C.'s first mill to use CT scanning technology to produce high-grade wood from lower-grade stands

Longer trucks save forest companies money, fuel

  • Vanderhoof Vancouver BC updated Nov 23, 2016 at 8:00 PM

BC FOREST FUTURE: Nine-axle log trucks reduce costs, carbon emissions on longer hauls needed in areas affected by mountain pine beetle