A new government-to-government partnership will help ensure long-term water sustainability in the Koksilah Watershed south of Duncan and explore the benefits of a water sustainability plan for the area.
The Province continues to act on the recommendations of the BC Mining Jobs Task Force and has released the What We Heard report from public consultation on proposed changes to strengthen the Mines Act.
A new protected area next to the recently established Nlhaxten/Cerise Creek Conservancy will help conserve biodiversity, support traditional Indigenous land-use activities and protect cultural landmarks.
Coastal logging contractors affected by the ongoing labour dispute between the United Steel Workers and Western Forest Products can now apply for bridging loans to help them make payments on their logging equipment.
The Forest Enhancement Society of BC has allocated another $2,737,764 in grants for four projects that will support forestry contractors and increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned.
Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has issued the following statement in response to the Jan. 23, 2020, crash of a firefighting aircraft in New South Wales, Australia.
The provincial government is providing $875,000 to 11 Interior communities to help with delivery of transition services and supports to B.C. mill workers and their families who have been affected by permanent or indefinite mill closures or shift reductions.
The Tŝilhqot’in Nation and Taseko Mines are working with the B.C. government to reach a resolution to the long-standing conflict over the proposed New Prosperity gold-copper mine project southwest of Williams Lake.
The Taku River Tlingit First Nation (TRTFN) is leading an environmental monitoring study in collaboration with industry and the Province that will inform future updates to placer mining regulations for the Atlin region.