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    Harper cuts tax for LNG projects

    February 24, 2015 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    OTTAWA, ON- Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced last week that he’s cutting taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in an effort to kick-start investment to the industry.

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    Cheap oil brings opportunities, B.C. Premier tells truck loggers

    January 23, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    VICTORIA, B.C. – Addressing the annual Truck Loggers Association convention yesterday, Premier Christy Clark says skilled workers still very much in demand.

  • Enhanced driver’s license heads to Washington

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    VICTORIA — The Olympic Games are not only an opportunity to bring the world together, but also showcase smooth border travel between Canada and the U.S.

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    Website forecasts highway driving conditions

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VICTORIA — A campaign is underway on Canada’s west coast to increase awareness among highway drivers on the importance of being prepared for winter driving before heading out on the road.

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    B.C. program targets trucking labour shortage

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VICTORIA — B.C. is launching a two-year pilot project aimed at foreign workers to help offset serious labour shortages in the trucking and tourism/hospitality industries.

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    Labour decisions put in the hands of the province

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — Nobody knows better what the B.C. economy needs like British Columbians, and two recent agreements with the federal government will give the province more input into addressing its labour needs.

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    A B.C. city’s bylaw crew has a trained eye on commercial trucks

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The City of Abbotsford is set to launch a new Commercial Vehicle Inspection program with a focus on weight restrictions and other bylaw issues.

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    B.C. makes allowances for fuel saving technology

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LANGLEY, B.C. — The B.C. Trucking Association’s lobbying efforts for changes to the province’s Commercial Transport Regulations have paid off.

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    B.C. cracks down on resource road speeding

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — Safety on resource roads has been a big issue in B.C. and the province is employing the use of radar equipment in a new initiative to reduce deaths and injuries in logging.

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    B.C. South Fraser Perimeter Road A Game Changer

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    After five years of construction, B.C.’s South Fraser Perimeter Road was opened to traffic in December, providing better access to Vancouver ports and helping de-congest the region’s roads.

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    B.C. highway just about back in business

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    HOPE, B.C. – The tolled highway between two B.C. communities is expected to be reopened in the near future, after suffering a lengthy closure due to uncooperative weather.

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    A green thumbs up for B.C. bridge project

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — A portion of B.C.’s Gateway Program was given the green light as an all-important environmental assessment (EA) certificate was issued for the Port Mann/Highway 1 Project.

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    Improvements finished along secluded B.C. highway

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANDERHOOF, B.C. — A secluded stretch of highway in northern B.C. recently had its upgrades completed.

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    Construction launched on B.C. connector route

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SURREY, B.C. — Construction has begun on the much anticipated South Fraser Perimeter Road in the Lower Mainland.

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    Spare part could open damaged B.C. bridge early

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SURREY, B.C. — TransLink has found a replacement for the damaged section of the Pattullo Bridge, which could have the span reopened to traffic in two weeks.