Geography of British Columbia

Minister Ng announces winner at Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's inaugural Business Reinvention Awards

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:00pm

OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, attended a virtual ceremony for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's inaugural Business Reinvention Awards, where she presented the day's biggest award and namesake, the Reinvention Award, to Novo Textiles.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, attended a virtual ceremony for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's inaugural Business Reinvention Awards, where she presented the day's biggest award and namesake, the Reinvention Award, to Novo Textiles.
  • Awards were also given for excellence in collaboration, workplace health, environmental leadership, domestic growth and export planning to businesses in the Greater Vancouver area and region.
  • The World Trade Centre Vancouver presented the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) Export Plan of the Year award.
  • I sincerely congratulate all the winners of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Business Reinvention Awards and look forward to following their future successes.

CPABC honours four Victoria CPAs with a fellowship designation

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

As its chair and chancellor, Chan advances initiatives that support First Nations reconciliation and equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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  • As its chair and chancellor, Chan advances initiatives that support First Nations reconciliation and equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Crowder is currently a member of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board, contributing his expertise in risk management, financial oversight, and governance.
  • She brings invaluable experience gained as a leader with the Capital Regional District and with the Capital Regional Hospital District in Victoria.
  • We are pleased to honour Nelson, Doug, Connie, and Diana with a fellowship designation.

Imperial Reports Final Drill Hole Assays from Mount Polley 2020 Exploration

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:56pm

Jim Miller-Tait, P.Geo., Imperials VP Exploration, has reviewed this news release as the designated Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 for the Mount Polley exploration program.

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  • Jim Miller-Tait, P.Geo., Imperials VP Exploration, has reviewed this news release as the designated Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 for the Mount Polley exploration program.
  • A full QA/QC program using blanks, standards and duplicates was completed for all diamond drilling samples submitted to the labs.
  • Imperial is a Vancouver based exploration, mine development and operating company with holdings that include the Mount Polley mine (100%), the Huckleberry mine (100%), and the Red Chris mine (30%).
  • Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and all forward-looking statements in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements.

Cavu Mining Corp. Provides Overview on the Kitimat Copper-Gold Project

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").
  • On December 7, 2020, CAVU entered into an option agreement with Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. (TSXV:PEMC) to earn up to a 100% interest in the 3,070-hectare, Kitimat Project located roughly 20km northwest of the port town of Kitimat, British Columbia.
  • Dr. Jaap Verbaas, CEO comments: "The Kitimat Property is an excellent asset for CAVU Mining corp. and its technical team.
  • CAVU Mining Corp. is currently focused on the exploration of its Kitimat Property in British Columbia.

Independence Gold Commences Drilling at 3Ts Project, B.C.

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V: IGO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of a diamond drilling program at its 100% owned 3Ts Project, located approximately 185 kilometres (km) southwest of Prince George, British Columbia and situated 20 km southwest of Artemis Gold Inc.s Blackwater Gold Project.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V: IGO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of a diamond drilling program at its 100% owned 3Ts Project, located approximately 185 kilometres (km) southwest of Prince George, British Columbia and situated 20 km southwest of Artemis Gold Inc.s Blackwater Gold Project.
  • The 3Ts Project is comprised of fifteen mineral claims covering approximately 5,200 hectares in the Nechako Plateau region of central British Columbia.
  • Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V:IGO) is a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to those identified and reported in Independences public filings under Independence Gold Corp.s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com .

Emerald Health Therapeutics to Close Greater Vancouver Production Facility

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 9:45pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 18, 2021) - Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (TSXV: EMH) (OTCQX: EMHTF) ("Emerald") today announced that it will cease operations at its cannabis production facility in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia effective March 31, 2021 and will consider strategic alternatives for this facility.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 18, 2021) - Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (TSXV: EMH) (OTCQX: EMHTF) ("Emerald") today announced that it will cease operations at its cannabis production facility in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia effective March 31, 2021 and will consider strategic alternatives for this facility.
  • Approximately 10 positions will be made redundant by the closure of the Greater Vancouver production facility.
  • Emerald will continue to operate its St. Eustache and Victoria facilities as well as its separate, purpose-designed R&D facility in Greater Vancouver.
  • Such statements include: the closure of the Greater Vancouver production Facility and its impact on Emerald's business; and the implementation of Emerald's business strategy.

CPABC: Vancouver Island 2020 investment mixed as housing starts decline while major project activity remains steady

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 8:00pm

However, the decline is also relative to a very robust level of housing activity seen across Vancouver Island in 2019.

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  • However, the decline is also relative to a very robust level of housing activity seen across Vancouver Island in 2019.
  • Through 2020, 2,805 housing units began construction in Vancouver Island & Coast (excluding Greater Victoria), a decline from the 3,084 started in 2019, but an increase from the 2,323 in 2018.
  • In addition, investment into major projects in the region will help our economic recovery and attract more housing.
  • The total value of major projects defined as those with a cost of over $15,000,000 across Vancouver Island (excl.

New EV Chargers Coming to Nanaimo Airport

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Honourable Seamus O'Regan Jr., Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $200,000 investment to install four electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers at the Nanaimo Airport to encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) by British Columbians as part of the Government of Canada's commitment to building a clean energy future.

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  • The Honourable Seamus O'Regan Jr., Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $200,000 investment to install four electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers at the Nanaimo Airport to encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) by British Columbians as part of the Government of Canada's commitment to building a clean energy future.
  • The Government of British Columbia, through the CleanBC Go Electric Program , and the Nanaimo Airport also each contributed $100,000 to this initiative, bringing the total project cost to $400,000.
  • The Government of Canada has provided over $600 million to help make EVs more affordable and infrastructure more readily available.
  • Through CleanBC, we're working with our partners to expand our EV charging network in Nanaimo and across the province, make it easier for drivers to go electric and put B.C.

Jurny Continues U.S. Market Expansion into Baltimore, Locks in Agreement with Historic Hotel

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:28pm

Jurny will integrate its proprietary technology and management services to operate the newly remodeled 25-unit hotel originally built in 1881.

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  • Jurny will integrate its proprietary technology and management services to operate the newly remodeled 25-unit hotel originally built in 1881.
  • "Hotel Brexton is an exciting property to add to our growing portfolio for its history, central location and endless potential," said David Phillips, Co-Founder and President of Jurny.
  • "As hotel operators work to adjust to unpredictable market conditions and the evolving demands of travelers, our technology helps boutique hotels, like Hotel Brexton, streamline operations and appeal to the modern traveler without losing their charm."
  • Jurny connects consumers with high-end branded suites and apartments owned by independent property and hotel owners for short-term stays.

Canada Invests in a Greener Metro Vancouver Region

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

It is creating a network across Canada that supports local community action to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • It is creating a network across Canada that supports local community action to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The research and collaboration that will take place at the Metro Vancouver LC3 Centre will help deliver just that while creating good jobs here in Vancouver, fighting climate change and protecting our planet."
  • "This partnership with Simon Fraser University to create the LC3 Centre in Metro Vancouver is very exciting.
  • Metro Vancouver looks forward to working with the LC3 and SFU toward helping us meet our ambitious climate goals and creating a carbon neutral region by 2050."