BC often seems stuck in an endless struggle over resource development choices. In theory, we have effective public institutions to help guide us through tough collective decisions like these. So why do they seem to have so little influence?
In a series of conversations with workers and business operators, The Province explores the contributions that trade, industry and natural resources make to the economy. This week we talk with Tim Epp, a plant manager at Britco, about competing globally in the modular construction industry
When it comes to the engine powering future growth in Canada, prepare for a fuel switch: the indebted Canadian consumer is tapped out and will have to be replaced by an increase in exports, especially to emerging markets in Asia
In a series of conversations with workers and business operators, The Province and Resource Works explore the contributions that trade, industry and natural resources make to the British Columbia economy
Dr Lyn Anglin appears on Radio NL to talk with Jim Harrison about the Resource Works Society: 'The feeling in the Interior has long been that those who live in the Lower Mainland just don't understand the value of BC's resource sector'
It is estimated that $11-17 trillion in global investment is needed by 2030 in minerals and oil & gas, if current consumption trends continue. Much of this resource extraction will occur in developing countries
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney was asked to identify the 'next big thing for Canada' by an Ottawa think-tank. The result was a speech he delivered in Ottawa. Here’s the written text of that speech