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Natural resource development gets majority support from millennials

Forget the stereotypes – these young Canadians are calling for shovels in the ground, writes Scott Simpson.

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Mining workers are among our leading breadwinners

With hourly pay for these jobs now topping $54, we wanted to hear directly from workers and communities that see the direct benefits.

 

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Reports & Series

Elk Valley mines a $1-billion contributor to the provincial economy

The Elk Valley steelmaking coal mines in southeastern British Columbia are a major economic driver in the province, says an independent economic study from Resource Works.

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Natural gas is back: British Columbia drilling surge is behind $5+ billion in 2017 investment

In the midst of a particularly frosty winter, signs of spring for an industry that thousands of families depend on.

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Real voices of LNG leadership: First Nations chiefs speak out

VIDEO: Chiefs explain the decision-making process that guided their evaluation of an economic opportunity on their traditional territory.

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When these economists tried to explain how natural resources keep the economy in balance, here is what they came up with

And they looked no further than the nearest bathtub. 

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In the age of fake news, are resource industries failing to tell their story?

Fake news was around long before Donald Trump made it a thing, argues Bill Whitelaw, and that has hit Canada's primary producers hard.

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Why Canadian pensions depend on natural resources

The average Canadian might not know it, but 42 per cent of Canada Pension Plan holdings are natural resource companies.

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British Columbia’s pulp and paper industry is facing tough times despite its hefty impact on the economy

The problem is a provincial tax structure that hands an advantage to competitors in other parts of the country and elsewhere in the world.

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Think again about natural resources

With future prosperity at stake, it's time to ask whether some of the things we think we know about natural resources are even true. 

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