Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


How do Alberta and B.C. work together on LNG?

Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:09 PM MST

While the governments of Alberta and British Columbia have been butting heads over the Trans Mountain expansion, both jurisdictions have…

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​Whose law is it, anyway: The thorny dilemma of consent and majority rule in the age of UNDRIP

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 10:16 AM MST

When elected leaders of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation voted to approve more than $300 million in benefits agreements with Coastal…

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Packing B.C. electrons into LNG

Monday, November 11, 2019, 6:28 AM MST

B.C. has abundant clean power — if only there was a way to ship those electrons across the sea to…

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Haisla, Seaspan partner on $500 million LNG tug enterprise

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 6:34 AM MDT

The Haisla First Nation and Seaspan have won a $500 million contract from LNG Canada to provide a tug service…

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Mismatch in oil, refining bodes well for Canadian crude

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:39 AM MDT

Investing billions to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline is folly because Alberta crude is an “inferior grade” product that costs…

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Tahltan take 5% stake in $2.5 billion energy assets

Monday, July 29, 2019, 7 AM MDT

The Tahltan First Nation is getting into the clean energy business by taking a $124 million stake in the run-of-river…

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​Coastal GasLink will not be reviewed by NEB

Sunday, July 28, 2019, 3:18 PM MDT

The $6.2 billion Coastal GasLink — a critical part of the $40 billion LNG Canada project — will not be…

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UBC scientists to trial project that sequesters CO2 in mine waste

Friday, July 26, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT

Scientists have long known that certain types of rocks react with carbon dioxide – a process accelerated when the rock…

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First Nations pipeline group leader courts B.C. elders

Friday, July 26, 2019, 7:02 AM MDT

The founder of an indigenous business group that has made a preliminary proposal to the federal government for a $6.9…

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Canada’s LNG sector vulnerable on GHG perception without better methane tracking

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7:34 AM MDT

One of the biggest bites ever taken out of GHG emissions in any developed country is something that environmentalists and…

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NEB’s Trans Mountain reconsideration report out Friday

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 8:29 PM MST

A last-minute appeal by Stand.Earth to the National Energy Board (NEB) to consider upstream and downstream greenhouse gas emissions associated…

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​LNG Canada is unlikely to spark a drilling, fracking frenzy

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:28 AM MDT

Expect an uptick in drilling activity in B.C. as the first phase of the LNG Canada project gets closer to…

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