Statistical data and information is essential for making informed decisions about natural resources. Here's our take on how some provinces, territories, and states in the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region are treating the issue - and how they can improve.
Posted by Margareta Dovgal | July 19, 2016 9:43 AM
The province has a history of bitter, unyielding fights over resource issues. And no wonder. We have a highly resource-dependent economy, a population of passionate environmentalists, and significant urban-rural divides
Posted by Peter Severinson | September 19, 2015 12:00 PM
Saving up for a rainy day, or for retirement, is a challenge most people understand, but can governments be persuaded to take the same approach? Now is the time for British Columbians to discuss what kind of fund the province needs and what we can realistically expect it to deliver
Posted by Resource Works | February 12, 2015 12:59 PM
The BC Forest Industry Economic Impact Study describes a sector that had a combined direct and indirect impact of $12.4 billion on BC’s GDP in 2013 and supported 145,800 full-time-equivalent jobs, more than half of which were in non-forestry industries. The report also finds that the industry directly and indirectly generated $1.4 billion in revenue for the provincial government and $150 million for BC municipalities
Posted by Resource Works | February 05, 2015 3:34 PM