Compliance and enforcement lacking in B.C.'s mining sector: auditor general

  • posted May 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Auditor General of B.C. Carol Bellringer issued her latest audit today - An Audit of Compliance and Enforcement of the Mining Sector.


B.C. resists call for outside mine oversight

  • posted May 3, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Mines Minister Bill Bennett admits more enforcement needed, says ministry is likely the best able to run it


Mandatory long-form census is back

  • posted May 3, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Most households will answer short version of 10 questions, not 36-page long form


Chiefs take no-LNG message to the Hill

  • posted May 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Two months after Premier Clark was in Ottawa to promote LNG, Northwest First Nations leaders visited Parliament with the opposite message.

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Telkwa Fire Rescue Open House in pictures

  • posted Apr 30, 2016 at 2:00 PM

The fire department also served up a fiery barbecue, piping hot coffee and emblazoned the warmth of the community.

Smithers Interior News Videos

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Oilsands work camps fill with evacuees as wildfire threatens Fort McMurray

  • posted May 3, 2016 at 6:01 PM

Oilsands work camps fill with fire evacuees

Question of the Day

Do you agree with NDP leader John Horgan's call for Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett's resignation after Auditor General Carol Bellringer said compliance and enforcement is lacking in B.C.'s mining sector?

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