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December 19, 2012

Journal of Commerce Update for the week of December 24th, 2012

In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of December 24th, 2012.

The winners of the 10th annual Deputy Minister Contractor of the Year awards have been announced. The awards go to B.C. roadbuilding and road maintenance companies. Amongst this year’s winners was Okanagan Aggregates in the Paving category and Emil Anderson for Contractor of the Year.

Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about Japex, a Japanese company looking to invest $1.4 billion in the Alberta oilsands, and correspondent Shannon Moneo looks into the effect of diesel regulations to control emissions as the one-year anniversary of the new rules approaches.

BCCA president and Journal of Commerce editorial advisory board member Manley McLachlan has a column about the skilled worker shortage in British Columbia, and make sure to check out our latest feature video, where we ask industry leaders what they thought was the “big story” of 2012.

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