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Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a veteran journalist with more than three decades of experience in print journalism. He covers resources and energy for BIV.

Recent Work by Nelson

Two B.C. tech companies considered national security risks

Two B.C. tech companies considered national security risks

Government offers limited information, says foreign investment reviewed for security risks
Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Interprovincial trade barriers continue to frustrate business and depress GDP

Canadian businesses often find it easier and more cost effective to sell internationally than into other provinces
Omicron splits from Nexii through demerger

Omicron splits from Nexii through demerger

Nexii 'bridge CEO' says financially troubled company has potential buyer
Haida title act gets royal assent

Haida title act gets royal assent

Haida First Nation now legally own all of Haida Gwaii.
Northern B.C. facing economic headwinds, says report

Northern B.C. facing economic headwinds, says report

Mega-projects wind down as forestry sector shrinks
Christmas lights to be lit this year by Site C hydro-electric dam

Christmas lights to be lit this year by Site C hydro-electric dam

BC Hydro chief explains why B.C. still needs more power, even with the new Site C dam.
CFIB warns B.C. against any potential $20/hour living wage legislation

CFIB warns B.C. against any potential $20/hour living wage legislation

Mandatory living wage of $20 per hour could cost province $4.3 billion in extra wages, says Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Haida agreement marks seismic shift in B.C. reconciliation efforts

Haida agreement marks seismic shift in B.C. reconciliation efforts

Questions linger regarding resource management, park access and private land rights
Telus to spend $33 billion in B.C., Alberta over five years

Telus to spend $33 billion in B.C., Alberta over five years

Telus says it will invest $17 billion in B.C. over the next five years
DRIPA may face first legal test over boat docks

DRIPA may face first legal test over boat docks

Pender Harbour residents association plans to sue over co-management agreement
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