British Columbia Northwest Transmission Line Announcement

September 16, 2009- Geoscience BC congratulates the Federal Government in announcing support for the British Columbia Northwest Transmission Line.

"This type of infrastructure investment is fundamental to the development of natural resources in northwest British Columbia "said Dr. 'Lyn Anglin, President and CEO of Geoscience BC. "The natural resource potential of this area is very significant, and the exploration for and orderly development of these resources will be facilitated by access to this environmentally sound source of power, to the benefit of the region and all British Columbians."

Geoscience BC

Geoscience BC is an industry-led, industry-focused not-for-profit society. Its mandate includes the collection, interpretation and marketing of geoscience data and expertise to promote investment in resource exploration and development in British Columbia. Geoscience BC is funded through grants from the Provincial Government and works in partnership with industry, academia, government, First Nations and communities to attract mineral and oil & gas investment to BC.