On a warm, cloudless September afternoon in 1967, premier W.A.C. Bennett clambered into the cab of a 90-ton belly dump truck to spread the last load of fill on what was, at the time, one of the most ambitious and controversial projects undertaken in Canada.
Shell Canada's Jackpine oilsands mine expansion plan has received the go-ahead from Ottawa, despite the environment minister's view that it's "likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.
Hydro-Qu�bec is asking the province's energy board for permission to increase rates next year by nearly six per cent. That would cost the average homeowner $120 more per year.
The B.C. Federation of Labour wants police to investigate the owner of a Tim Hortons in Fernie, B.C., after two former workers accused him of cheating them out of overtime pay.
Peter Munk admits it: he is not handing over his pride and joy in the best of condition. From pay package to history of losses, Barrick chair John Thornton has a lot to overcome.