Three LNG projects granted environmental assessment approval

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued Environmental Assessment Certificates for three liquefied natural gas projects in northern B.C. – the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission pipeline, the Pacific NorthWest LNG export facility in Prince Rupert and the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission pipeline. …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia


Shark Bait Umbrella and Chair Rentals Available at Vero’s South Beach Park

By Shark Bait Beach Gear Rentals Shark Bait Beach Gear Rentals gives thanks to Vero Beach Lifeguards on Thanksgiving Weekend Grand Opening. [] …read more

Source:: Pr.Com – United States


Ban voices ‘deep concern’ over eruption of violence in Libya; urges return to dialogue

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced deep concern over an uptick in violence across Libya and urged all parties to recommit to the values of the revolution that inspired the North African country’s break towards democracy, according to a statement issued today by his spokesperson. …read more

Source:: United Nations


Meeting with Quebec premier

Premier Brian Gallant and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard discussed the need for economic growth in their respective provinces, job creation opportunities, the Energy East pipeline, the upcoming Francophonie Summit and other common issues during a meeting today. …read more

Source:: Government of New Brunswick


Alberta accountants find strength in numbers


The proposed Chartered Professional Accountants Act seeks to merge Alberta’s three professional accounting bodies to improve labour mobility.

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Source:: Government of Alberta


Canada Deeply Concerned with U.S. Attempt to Apply Buy American Restrictions to Project at Port of Prince Rupert

By Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today issued the following statement: “We are aware of and deeply concerned by the attempt by the U.S. to apply Buy American restrictions to a project at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada


Ebola: December 1 target for response may not be met in some areas of West Africa, UN health agency reports

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said today that while Ebola response targets for December 1 in West Africa may be reached in many places, they may not be met in some areas, and confirmed two new cases in Mali amid ramped up efforts to reduce the likelihood that additional cases will be imported from neighbouring Guinea. …read more

Source:: United Nations


Syria: humanitarian efforts falling short, UN relief chief warns, calling for end to violence

While humanitarians have made some progress in delivering much-needed supplies to the growing numbers of people in conflict-riven Syria, efforts by the United Nations and its partners are still falling short, a top UN relief official has said today, calling on the Security Council to push for an end to the violence that is destroying the country and destabilizing the region. …read more

Source:: United Nations