A British Columbia civil servant has a surprising second job – she is a director at the Unist'ot'en camp originally created to block any pipeline that might be planned for a North West corridor. Her government employer is monitoring the situation, just weeks after $400,000 in public funding was announced for the camp. Veteran journalist Stewart Muir assembled a number of facts about the situation.
Posted by Resource Works | February 10, 2020 4:54 AM
Thoughtful and intelligent views do exist on the natural gas project across British Columbia's north. Many others are stunningly simplistic, and are often emotional, and/or romanticized. Others are outright racist.
Posted by Resource Works | January 29, 2020 6:48 AM
Report will identify job growth in forestry, mining and mineral exploration, oil and gas extraction including liquefied natural gas, paper manufacturing, primary metal products, resource-based construction, utilities and wood product manufacturing in British Columbia.
Posted by Resource Works | January 03, 2020 9:32 AM
Historic changes to British Columbia’s legal system are now in place that will affect how business is done in the province. And, soon, across Canada. It's a step forward for Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. Don't be left out: attend this event January 14 to know what's in store for 2020.
Posted by Resource Works | December 31, 2019 6:36 AM
The benefits to First Nations that participate more fully in the B.C. economy will be measured in billions of dollars. A win-win result will create society-wide benefits. A full-day gathering in Vancouver on January 14, 2020 will look at how a new legal landscape will affect this trend.
Posted by Resource Works | December 15, 2019 10:54 AM
After voting to sue fuel companies for their role in climate change, local officials signed off on a jet-fuel pipeline project that will create decades of emissions. Awkward? Stewart Muir looks at the issue.
TRANSCRIPT: Canadian oil & gas should be on the global market, because greenhouse gas emissions will go down when Canadian products replace competing fuels from any other source in the world. Steve Laut of Canadian Natural Resources explained this trend.
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