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Opposition strong to expanded farmland uses

!Allowing breweries and distilleries on farmland, as wineries and cideries are now, was one of the few popular ideas in the B.C. government
  • posted Oct 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM

The popular ideas for Agricultural Land Reserve changes were to allow breweries and distilleries, as well as leasing farms

Coleman plays down Petronas LNG threat

  • updated Sep 26, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Talks going well with Malaysian energy giant, B.C.'s tax not a deal-breaker for LNG development, minister Rich Coleman says

Black Press editor Susan Quinn wins 2014 Peter Gzowski Fellowship

  • updated Sep 23, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Quinn, the editor of the Alberni Valley News, will publish a series on adult literacy in the Port Alberni, B.C. area.

Driveway: Touring England's Infiniti-Red Bull factory; The Topless Fiat 500C; 4 Classic Cars under $25,000

  • updated Sep 22, 2014 at 3:55 PM

This week, editor Keith Morgan shares his photos from a tour of the Infiniti-Red Bull factory, and his week at the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.

Mount Polley dike completed, investigators move in

  • posted Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM

New dike makes breach safe, allows downstream work on sumps to prevent further tailings to escape as mine investigation continues

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