CNC Applied Research collaborates on insulation project – Prince George Daily News

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The College of New Caledonia’s (CNC) Applied Research and Innovation has collaborated with Twin Maple Group to research the use of aluminum reflective foil insulation as replacement for poly vapor barrier in wall building systems.

‘We had no idea it was this big’: B.C. attorney general on money laundering notes | National Observer

www.nationalobserver.com/2018/01/23/analysis/we-had-no-idea-it-was-big-bc-attorney-general-money-laundering-notes
In a potential preview of next month’s provincial budget, B.C. Attorney General David Eby has pledged to crack down on white collar crime and money laundering, and to introduce a whistleblower protection program.

After residents sleep through tsunami warning, Prince Rupert will review alert system | CBC News

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/prince-rupert-tsunami-sirens-1.4500239
Many residents of Prince Rupert, B.C., were upset to discover they’d slept through a tsunami warning for British Columbia’s coast last night.
“I woke up to see my parents [called] three or four times,” said Nadine Hughes. “They live over in Lax Kw’alaams, they have a siren.”

B.C. Green leader says there’s no way he can live with LNG – Video – BNN

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B.C. Premier John Horgan has traveled to Asia to explore possible liquefied natural gas exports. But B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, who is keeping Mr. Horgan in office, insists that LNG is a non-starter.

Annual allowable cut does not need to change, according to report – BC Local News

www.bclocalnews.com/news/annual-allowable-cut-does-not-need-to-change-according-to-report/
The current annual allowable cut does not need to change when it comes to salvaging logging in the fire recovery process, according to an
analysis provided by Albert Nussbaum, director of the Forest Analysis and Inventory Branch.

New poll has BC NDP widening lead over BC Liberals | Globalnews.ca

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A new poll by Mainstreet Research gives Premier John Horgan’s BC NDP a comfortable lead over the BC Liberals.
After last spring’s election ended in a virtual dead heat, Horgan’s NDP now has a 5-point lead at 38.5 per cent support.

World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas extraction | Business | The Guardian

www.theguardian.com/business/2017/dec/12/uk-banks-join-multinationals-pledge-come-clean-climate-change-risks-mark-carney?utm_content=buffer1ea5b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campai…
In a statement that delighted campaigners opposed to fossil fuels, the Bank used a conference in Paris to announce that it “will no longer finance upstream oil and gas” after 2019.
The Bank ceased lending for coal-fired power stations in 2010 but has been under pressure from lobby groups also to halt the $1bn (£750m) a year it has been lending for oil and gas in developing countries.

LNG’s unlikely saviour? B.C.’s NDP premier turns cheerleader in Asia trip | Financial Post

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To the surprise of many, British Columbia NDP Premier John Horgan could emerge as the saviour of Western Canada’s troubled liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

Matt Toner: Electoral-reform foes are strange bedfellows | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

www.straight.com/news/1021871/matt-toner-electoral-reform-foes-are-strange-bedfellows
I was surprised to wake up last week to discover that British Columbia is at risk of being beset by fascist hordes, separatists, and extremists of every stripe and persuasion. And all it will take is a successful “yes” vote on electoral reform this year—a measure currently supported by 57 percent of British Columbians, incidentally—and the gates of this political hellscape will yawn wide.

Premier John Horgan changes tune on BC Hydro rate freeze | CTV Vancouver News

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Premier John Horgan seems to be backing away from a key election promise to freeze BC Hydro rates in an effort to achieve affordability.

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