Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 

​Nuclear to pave path to net-zero future, experts say

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 1:35 PM MST

Countries like Canada cannot meet commitments to net-zero emissions by 2050 without the whole suite of available low-emission technologies, including…

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UN committee’s call for halt to pipeline projects is ‘condescending’: former First Nation chief

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

The situation with the Coastal GasLink pipeline and a group of First Nations protesters opposed to it was already incendiary…

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BC Human Rights commissioner hasn’t done her homework on Coastal GasLink: former Wet’suwet’en chief

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 7:17 AM MST

B.C.’s Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender has weighed in on the thorny issue of who represents First Nations – democratically…

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Megaprojects buffer B.C. against economic slowdown

Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:14 AM MST

During the Great Recession of 2008-09, British Columbia was insulated somewhat from economic disaster by billions of dollars spent on…

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​Examining UNDRIP and resource projects

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:16 AM MST

TC Energy Corp., the company building the Coastal GasLink pipeline, recently affirmed its commitment to offer First Nations along the…

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Despite 'eviction notice,’ work on Coastal GasLink resumes this week

Monday, January 6, 2020, 4:52 PM MST

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs call it an eviction; Coastal GasLink describes it more as a holiday.While work stopped over the Christmas…

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​Conuma Coal converting its fleet of trucks to all-electric power at Northeast B.C. mines

Monday, December 16, 2019, 7:18 AM MST

Conuma Coal, which operates three metallurgical coal mines in northeastern B.C., is electrifying its fleet of haul trucks at one…

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​If Chevron sells Kitimat LNG stake, it wouldn’t the first time it changed hands

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:20 AM MST

Chevron Corp. says it is considering selling some of its shale assets in the U.S. and its 50% share in…

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Harbour Air conducts first test flight of all-electric seaplane

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 6:15 PM MST

Richmond, B.C.-based Harbour Air says it successfully conducted the first test flight of an all-electric seaplane on Tuesday.The company reported…

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​B.C. mulls potential promise and pitfalls of UNDRIP

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 6:09 PM MST

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) has been formally adopted in B.C.Whether it will be…

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​Harmac Pacific first to be approved for tech grant under CleanBC industry fund

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 6:57 AM MST

Harmac Pacific in Nanaimo will receive more than $800,000 in B.C. provincial funding for a new sludge treatment system that…

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First EV mechanics graduate in Vancouver

Monday, December 9, 2019, 7:14 AM MST

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) plans to launch a new electric vehicle maintenance training program for mechanics in…

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