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Progress Energy changes name to Petronas Energy Canada

Progress Energy changes name to Petronas Energy Canada

Progress Energy made official this week its name change to Petronas Energy Canada. The change took effect Nov. 21 as the company solidifies its position in the North Montney ahead of the construction of LNG Canada in Kitimat.
Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Watching her children board a bus is now a cause of anxiety for Michelle Straschnitzki, something she hopes a new campaign will address.
These entrepreneurs are introducing sugarcane straws to Canada

These entrepreneurs are introducing sugarcane straws to Canada

As more people and businesses recognize the harm of plastic straws in Canada, and with Vancouver banning them next June, some businesses are getting ready to enter the emerging market with alternative straws.
Views on vaping regulations vary widely across the country

Views on vaping regulations vary widely across the country

For the past couple of years, vaping has become ubiquitous in certain urban areas across Canada. Some of the country’s residents have become enthralled with the idea of inhaling and exhaling vapour produced by e-cigarettes or similar devices.
This magical B.C. road-trip ends in an enchanted, old-fashioned Christmas town

This magical B.C. road-trip ends in an enchanted, old-fashioned Christmas town

Take a journey back in time on this road-trip to Barkerville Historic Town & Park to experience their old-fashioned Victorian Christmas in all its enchanted glory.
Weighing a mixed bag of results from American midterm elections

Weighing a mixed bag of results from American midterm elections

Canada’s neighbour to the south has always provided quirkiness when it comes to politics.
Métis flags raised in Gibsons and Sechelt

Métis flags raised in Gibsons and Sechelt

Louis Riel Day
End of Olympic bid puts resort status in doubt

End of Olympic bid puts resort status in doubt

CANMORE – Canmore and Banff’s quest to gain resort municipality status from the provincial government to help pay for critical infrastructure and services may have suffered a major blow after Calgarians voted ‘no’ to pursue the 2026 Winter Olympics o
Trinidad maintains support for Precision merger

Trinidad maintains support for Precision merger

Daily Oil Bulletin – Ensign Energy Services Inc. says it is varying certain terms and conditions of its all-cash offer dated Aug. 30 2018 to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
Swimming with humpback whales off Tonga

Swimming with humpback whales off Tonga

Southern ‘gentle giants’ summer in tropical seas