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B.C. corks luxury tax for premium wines

!Wineries and restaurants pushed back on the plan to increase the tax rate on wines retailing for $20 a bottle or more. - Black Press files
  • posted Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM

After protests from restaurants and wineries, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton scraps increase for bottles retailing for $20 or more

Mine inspections beefed up in B.C.

  • posted Jan 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Premier Christy Clark says budget increased $6 million to create new office for major mine regulation in wake of Mount Polley failure

Clark plans pitch to laid-off oil workers

  • posted Jan 22, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Premier Christy Clark sticks to prediction of three LNG export plants by 2020, as oil and gas prices drop

Rocky year ahead for B.C. mining

  • posted Jan 19, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Province extends certificates for disputed New Prosperity, Tulsequah Chief mines as others struggle to keep operating

LNG plans continue in 2015 despite oil slump

  • updated Jan 12, 2015 at 3:20 PM

ExxonMobil project proposes $15-25 billion project to start in 2017, using up to five barges for export from Prince Rupert

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