BC Natural Gas & LNG News

Temporary foreign workers no fix for LNG skill shortage: CLC by Sara Norman, posted on News 1130

The final report from Premier Christy Clark’s Liquefied Natural Gas Working Group has found BC has a huge gap when it comes to labour needed to extract the resource. The Canadian Labour Congress is warning governments temporary foreign workers are not the answer. [Read More…]  

Liquefied Natural Gas Exports Offer Opportunity, posted on Guru Focus

Contributing editor Ryan Irvine joins us this week with a look at a new investment opportunity that is emerging right in his own back yard of British Columbia. Ryan is one of Canada’s leading experts in quality small-cap stocks and the CEO of Keystone Financial (www.KeyStocks.com). Here is his report.  [Read More…]  

Video: Inside the Ledge – Analysis B.C. politics – LNG, new skilled trades training plan and distracted driving penalties (with video) by Rob Shaw, posted on The Vancouver Sun

This week on Inside the Ledge we discuss B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s trip to Ottawa on LNG, a new skilled trades training plan for LNG and distracted driving penalties to potentially go up in the province. [Read More…]  

Island shipyard plans $30 million expansion by Shannon Moneo, posted on the Journal of Commerce

A $30 million expansion of a Victoria area shipyard is expected to require 150-300 more skilled workers when complete. Despite a doubling of the current workforce, the president of the Ralmax Group of Companies doesn’t think it will be difficult to attract suitable skilled employees. [Read More…]  

Market will shake out LNG field by Stephen Ewart, posted on the Calgary Herald

A rising tide will lift all ships and, in the case of LNG, it can also boost a lot of ports. Even as British Columbia Premier Christy Clark was in Ottawa this week to announce an agreement with the federal government to train workers for future liquefied natural gas projects on the West Coast, it emerged one major Canadian energy producer was also looking at a potential LNG export terminal on the East Coast. [Read More…]  

Temporary foreign workers, more skills training needed for B.C. LNG industry: report by Tyler Orton, posted on Business in Vancouver

A workforce-planning coalition and the development of a temporary foreign workers strategy are among the 15 recommendations the B.C. government is adopting from a liquefied natural gas study. [Read More…]  

Video Q&A: Premier Christy Clark talks about spending scandal and LNG by Rob Shaw, posted on The Vancouver Sun

B.C. Premier Christy Clark sits down for a new video Q&A segment with Vancouver Sun legislative reporter Rob Shaw on April 3, 2014. They discuss the premier’s warming relationship with organized labour and the public mood on MLA expense scandals.  [Read More…]    

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