Can you guess the seven fields leading B.C.'s green diversification?

Extracting added value from commodities like minerals, energy, paper and lumber is the most realistic option we have to create more high-tech jobs in an era when over 70 per cent of global trade is in intermediate goods and services and capital goods.

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ELECTION PREVIEW: There's no denying the importance of responsible resources to British Columbia

In 2017, the high-tech natural resource sectors – forestry, mining, energy, and the essential support activities for these pursuits – remain the economic drivers of the British Columbia economy. Here's why.

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These six 2017 trends prove Canada's future lies in more natural resources (not less)

That's the takeaway from this selection of charts from some of the country's leading economic minds.

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What's being said about LNG

Individual reflections on the $36 billion Pacific North West LNG project, which received its environmental seal of approval this week.

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LNG news, as seen from two views

It’s been a classic month for both pessimists and optimists who watch the world of LNG:

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Race for Resources: Pictures

The 1st annual Race for Resources took place on the 25th of June 2016. 

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Can First Nations veto resource developments?

We saw a national headline that read: “One in six First Nations vows to block pipelines; all claim veto power.” 

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National Energy Board vs. Vancouver Mayor: Survey Results

Last week we asked what you thought about Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson's latest attack on the National Energy Board.

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Are you ready for the Winner’s Circle?

Imagine the thrill of standing in the Winner’s Circle and hearing your name over the loudspeaker at Hastings Park.

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NORTHERN GATEWAY: When the going gets tough, the tough start writing letters

If you are a supporter of economic opportunity, job creation, benefit sharing with communities, and new markets for Canadian energy, here’s your opportunity to write to the National Energy Board and reiterate the reasons for why the pipeline should go ahead.

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Spreading the Word: Vancouver Courier series

Resource Works stars, and spreads its messages, in a special series in The Vancouver Courier.

There are three parts to it:

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Why we’re dressing up on Saturday June 25

Race for Resources is an event in the long tradition of summertime equestrian events.

You’ve heard of Royal Ascot, the Kentucky Derby, and Vancouver’s own Deighton Cup. Race for Resources is something like those events—and has a great cause attached to it. 

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Public confidence: the challenge of our times

Here are some words to think about as we see quality projects that are of clear benefit stalled by protracted and increasingly unpredictable public processes. 

The following excerpts are drawn from a new paper by Professor Monica Gattinger of the University of Ottawa. 

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Race for Resources highlight: Dan Jukich

We’ve mentioned some of the highlights of our Resource Works “Race for Resources Day” at Hastings Racecourse on Saturday, June 25:

A buffet lunch, friends, photos, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, a roaming photographer, and our own personal betting kiosk.

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Rallying behind Rally4Resources

We have tipped our hat several times to the “real people” of BC’s pro-LNG campaigns: FSJ for LNG, FNforLNG, and their members who took the LNGorBust bus to Ottawa.

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Regular people with a message for Ottawa

The “LNG or Bust” campaigners have done far more than drive a one-time BC HandiDart bus from Fort St. John to Ottawa, by way of Edmonton, Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg.

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Bringing our messages home to the city: a new milestone for Resource Works mission

We often hear it lamented that resources make city life possible, yet urban dwellers are noticeably detached from the realities of their material existence. 

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Social licence: “Opponents’ permission”

It’s a piece of oh-so-predictable theatre that we have seen before, as the recent headlines illustrate:

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They call it 'FSJ for LNG'

They call it 'FSJ for LNG'. And it shows a lot of community support for BC natural-gas to be tuned into LNG.Writer Dean Pelkey asks if Justin Trudeau and his cabinet will listen. 

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