Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs calls for halt of Site C project
The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is citing a report by Peter Milburn, B.C. Premier John Horgan’s special adviser on the Site C dam, as the main reason for an immediate halt to the project. In a news release, the UBCIC cited a legal challenge by the West Moberly First Nation and concerns voiced by the United Nations that the dam violates Canada’s international human rights obligations as well as escalating costs as reasons for their opposition to the project.
NEXE Innovations Inc. doubles plant footprint
Vancouver-based plant-based compostable technology company NEXE innovations Inc. announced expansion of its research, development and manufacturing facility in Surrey, B.C. The company’s plant will expand from 10,000 square feet to approximately 20,000 square feet including increased space for laboratories, a factory floor and offices.
Enbridge CEO to present at CIBC Western Virtual Conference
Enbridge president and CEO Al Monaco will present on Jan. 21 at the CIBC Western Virtual Conference. The fireside chat format presentation will also be available after the event at Enbridge’s website.