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"We believe this is the northern decade," said Rosalind Thorn, British Columbia Construction Association-North president in Prince George.


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Prince George Real Estate - Here is a great artical in the Vancouver Sun suggesting that mining in BC with lead the way. Great news for Central BC & Prince Geroge.


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Saturday, July 09, 2011 03:36 AM


Jake Edwards and Dr. Waqar HaquePrince George, B.C.- More international awards for a professor and student at UNBC.

The pair, Computer Science Professor Waqar Haque and fourth year undergraduate student Jake Edwards, recently won awards at two separate international conferences for their work .

First, it was the Best Research Paper Award out of submissions from 22 participating countries at the International Conference on Information and Communication Systems in Jordan.

Dr. Haque and Edwards then went on to win another award for Best Research Paper at the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Conference in Singapore last month.

“It was a fantastic experience for me. I really appreciated the chance to work with Dr. Haque on these papers” says Edwards. “It’s an opportunity I probably wouldn’t have had at a larger institution. I may not have even learned that this type of research is something I enjoy, which it certainly...

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By Submitted Article - Opinion 250

Friday, June 03, 2011 10:59 AM


Dr.Paul Bowles, UNBC Economics Professor says there needs to be policy change so the north can reap benefits of commodities boom
Prince George, B.C. - Dr. Paul Bowles, an economics professor at UNBC says when it comes to the economy, it is no longer a bad thing to be economically reliant on commodities. That bodes well for the future of northern B.C. as its resources such as minerals, oil and gas, are in high demand. But the professor says there needs to be some policy change to ensure northern workers and communities reap the benefits.


He says the minerals commodities pricing was virtually unchanged for 60 years, then, it spiked “The prices are out of whack compared to where they have been”. He noted the same could be said for food pricing, and oil pricing . “There has been a dramatic shift in the nature of the Canadian economy and in the North’s economy.” The climb of the Canadian dollar is...
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