Port development and energy among highlights for the Northwest in Throne Speech

A new northern energy corridor from Prince Rupert to Prince George will also be pursued. That alone holds the potential for billions of dollars in new investment that will create new high-paying jobs for the North.

The Port of Prince Rupert is revitalizing northern and rural economies and creating a powerful platform for future development. The next phase of that port development will be pursued, in co-operation with First Nations and the federal government.

Working with the federal government, a new integrated Pacific Ports Strategy will also be developed, to make the most of Canada’s Pacific Gateway.
–Excerpts from Tuesday’s Speech from the Throne

The spring session of the British Columbia Legislature was formally declared underway on Tuesday, as the Liberal Government of Gordon Campbell outlined the path they are charting for the province.

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