Playground investment rallies residents big and small
Residents of Fraser Lake, B.C. — a village along the Coastal GasLink pipeline project route — say TransCanada and its employees have become friends and partners, breathing new life into the community and providing hope for better days ahead after being impacted by job losses in early 2015.
So many Canadian kids dream of playing hockey. They play on outdoor ponds and rinks, their parents shuttle them to weekend tournaments and early morning practices. And for seventeen-year old Jake Bean, now playing for the Calgary Hitmen, that dream reached an exciting new level after he was named to Canada’s 2014 World Under-17 Hockey team.
As a former student, Riley Gowan understands how valuable a mobile classroom can be, especially for those students who can’t get to the college for instruction. With the new Mobile Trades Training Facility, supported by donations from TransCanada and the B.C. government, the classroom can go to them.
“I think this is going to be a great tool, especially for students who have never worked in a shop before,” said Gowen, an instructor at NorthWest Community College (NWCC) in Terrace, B.C.
Air; it’s something we all share. Clean air is important to all of us. When air quality is poor, it affects all of us. But for the three million Canadians who suffer from asthma, poor air quality can be life threatening.
In 1939 the world was a much simpler place than it is today. The Xerox machine was just being invented, the television had not yet been invented, and the average price for a new car was $700. While attitudes towards nature and the environment were very different than they are today, there were many individuals that were ahead of their time and had the foresight to create something amazing.
Canadian amateur athletes from coast to coast recognize the lighting of the Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch on Parliament Hill is a symbolic moment. This year, it marked the beginning of the final leg of their journey to compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games (CWG) in Prince George, British Columbia.
For Bruce Gabriel — Veteran, President of the Prince George Royal Canadian Legion (branch #43) and Torch carrier — the Torch is more than an emblematic icon of the Games, but a beacon that brings our country together.
A $2.2 million dollar expansion of the University of Northern British Columbia’s (UNBC) award-winning bioenergy heating system was given a financial boost today when the province, TransCanada and several other groups announced donations to move the project forward. The Government of British Columbia is putting $1.1 million into the project and TransCanada, $400,000.