Province seeks river pact with Alaska
B.C. Mines minister makes pitch for treaty during visit to neighboring jurisdiction, hopes to avoid cumbersome federal involvement
Last updated 11/23/2014 at Noon
To further strengthen neighborly bonds, British Columbia Minister of Mines Bill Bennett met with miners, fishermen, legislators and state regulators during an early November trip to Alaska.
"I hope, and I believe, that we will be able to continue to work closely with Alaska on all of the issues that we share," Bennett said during a Nov. 5 presentation at the Alaska Miners Association 2014 Conv...