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B.C. Environment map; TimberWest logging, South Central Coast area, 2011 photo b

One week left to weigh in on B.C. government's plan for Great Bear Rainforest

The public is invited to comment on the province's plans for mining and tourism areas and revised land uses.
National Energy Board, Vancouver Board of Trade, Oil spill preparedness

NEB to launch public consultation on transparency of emergency management plans

National Energy Board Chair Peter Watson has called the review process for oil spill preparedness plans tabled by the energy industry "too conservative" and announced a new commitment to public...