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Why resources are here to stay

Canada's strength as an export nation is based on natural resources. The facts speak for themselves. Here are two infographics that tell the story

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BC's family forest companies get a shout-out in House of Commons

Kootenay MP David Wilks lauds environmental-economic balance achieved by 'cornerstones of communities'

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Sustainable development starts with respect for environment

Stewart Muir: When you invite opposing individuals in the resource debate to the table together, they quickly discover they tend to agree on much more than they expected

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Without natural resources, we'd be naked

Our Natural Runners at Vancouver's 2015 Sun Run caused heads to turn for a second consecutive year. And no wonder

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Advisory council's newest member has SUCCESSful background

Resource Works welcomes Dennis Chan, who has been decorated by the premier for his contributions to building the province through business

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New Canadians turn out in force to hear resource employment message

100+ immigrants visit the first ever Resource Works job fair in Vancouver

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SheTalks Resources draws women around a common cause

Fresh evidence (did we actually need any?) that resources offer vibrant, responsible, leading-edge opportunities for women

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8 LNG plants that are safely located right beside large urban populations

An excerpt from the Citizen's Guide to LNG – the first attempt to describe the economic, environmental and social aspects of liquefied natural gas in British Columbia

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First Nations want in, meaningfully

In this Vancouver Sun comment article, First Nations council member John Jack evaluates resource development and the recent Becoming Partners report from Resource Works

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Is your idea worth $10,000?

BC’s urban-rural divide is so deep that a business group has offered a reward for the best idea for managing natural resources in a way that is universally beneficial

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Vancouver Sun columnist lauds 'interesting and instructive' Becoming Partners report

Players in partnerships between First Nations and businesses say establishing relationships is the key to success

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Yukon fact-finding trip: 'What's with you people?'

This article was originally published in the Yukon News on May 13, 2015.

Why don’t resource people fight harder for their livelihood? This was one of many questions raised by residents in Whitehorse.

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First Nations and development: 5 things you need to know

The highlights from our groundbreaking report, Becoming Partners

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Don't believe the myths on aboriginal relations

Breakthrough research by Resource Works gets a shout-out in The Globe and Mail

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86 projects in BC with First Nations partners

Data show how aboriginal communities are actively participating in provincial resource development

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First Nations becoming meaningful partners in resource development

Experts identify major improvements in BC aboriginal-industrial relations in recent years

 

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Talking about why natural resources matter

When Resource Works went North of 60 to Canada's resource-rich Yukon, locals had plenty to say

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Why women matter to our growing social movement

When 200 participants gather at sheTalk Resources to share their personal stories, it is an empowering moment that is part of a shift that started in mid-2014 

 

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How can we elevate the resource conversation?

'Weighing the competing priorities of environment and the economy ... it's the number one question of our time'

Resource Works Society executive director Stewart Muir travelled to Whitehorse to discuss natural resources with Yukon residents. The Yukon News caught up with him in advance of the visit.

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BC to lead Canada’s economic growth. How did this happen?

Solid performance across the province, including a healthy boost from natural resources, gives strength and stability

 

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