Federal government supports B.C. First Nations asset management infrastructure planning
The Government of Canada has announced $883,674 is going to support asset management planning programs for 45 First Nations located in British Columbia. The funding will help develop capacity for long-term infrastructure construction and maintenance planning, a government release stated.
Study looks at building electrification pathways to zero carbon
A new study from the Portland, Oregon based New Buildings Initiative in partnership with the Buildings Decarbonization Initiative has created a roadmap for the acceleration to adoption of efficient electrical building technologies to replace fossil fuel use. The study looks at electrification technology options across various commercial and residential building types and highlights roadblocks still facing these technologies.
Impact Assessment funding available for Elk Valley project
Canada’s Impact Assessment Agency announced yesterday that funding is available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Crown Mountain Coking Coal Project, located in the Elk Valley, 12 kilometres from the District of Sparwood, in southeastern British Columbia. Applications received by March 3 will be considered.