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VICTORIA - A mining company in northeastern British Columbia has started hiring as it prepares to reopen the Wolverine Mine on Monday.
Conuma Coal Resources Ltd. says the reopening of the mine 15 kilometres west of Tumbler Ridge is expected to create 220 jobs.
That's in addition to 170 jobs that were created when Conuma Coal restarted the nearby Brule Mine in September, just months after purchasing both properties and a third coal mine in northwestern B.C. from Walter Canada.

- See more at: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/second-coal-mine-to-reopen-in-northeastern-b-c-raising-hopes-in-tumbler-ridge-1.5764327#sthash.qEpcLYZO.dpuf

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Ottawa, ON, December 15, 2016 – According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were down on a month-over-month basis in November 2016.

Highlights:

  • National home sales fell 5.3% from October to November.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity remained 1.6% above levels in November 2015.
  • The number of newly listed homes edged down 0.4% from October to November.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) in November was up 14.4% year-over-year (y-o-y).
  • The national average sale price climbed 7.3% y-o-y in November.

natl_chart_of_interest01_lo-res_enThe number of homes trading hands via Canadian MLS® Systems declined 5.3 percent month-over-month in November 2016. This represents the largest monthly decline in activity since August 2012. As a result, the number of homes changing hands now stands at the lowest level since September 2015.

Activity was down on a month-over-month basis in about two-thirds of all local markets, including Canada’s most active...

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