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BC’s five step plan to make your life more expensive

The Zero Carbon Step Code and its natural gas ban will have dramatic impacts on housing affordability and the cost of living.

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Yes, it’s still okay to plant trees

Tree planting is still a win for climate and biodiversity goals, writes forest scientist Alice Palmer.

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Good fire, bad fire

Both wildfires and fire mitigation have a part to play in protecting forest biodiversity, writes Alice Palmer.

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Act on affordability issues

If the Liberals want a comeback, they need to act on affordability issues. And that starts with building major projects, writes Margareta Dovgal.

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The world still needs Canadian oil

Federal emissions policies will cut jobs and public revenues. But is there a better way to reduce emissions? Josiah Haynes dives in.

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Empowering Indigenous communities through hydrokinetic energy collaboration

Oscar Judelson-Kelly explores how Indigenous communities can take charge of their energy needs as partners in this renewable power solution.

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LNG is a world energy solution, but does Ottawa get it?

LNG is an economic and climate win-win for Canada and the world, writes Stewart Muir. Our allies are asking why it’s taking so long.

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Smashing roadblocks to Canadian prosperity

Oscar Judelson-Kelly unpacks insights from a major summit on how permit reform can unlock opportunities across North America.

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Hydrogen in Canada: hype or hope?

In this reality check from Margareta Dovgal, find out why the hydrogen economy is the next big thing (but not yet).

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Is it time for BC to go nuclear?

To be both anti-carbon and anti-nuclear is to be pro-blackout, writes Margareta Dovgal.

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What is BC's forestry legacy?

Myths abound on old growth and forestry's economic contributions to BC. Explore how the province found a balance in this fact check from Josiah Haynes.

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Resource Works at the Legislature

Managing Director Margareta Dovgal provides recommendations to legislators on forestry, mining and LNG.

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The great salmon gamble — how Canada’s push for land-based aquaculture foundered

Ottawa's salmon policy overlooks scientific advice in favour of policies based on unproven assertions, writes Stewart Muir in the Financial Post.

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Energy diplomats ponder the best paths ahead in the shadow of a Disney cruiseliner

The LNG2023 conference in Vancouver contends with the energy 'trilemma,' writes Stewart Muir in Business in Vancouver.

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Canada's single-use plastic ban is garbage

Good intentions have gone awry, writes Oscar Dewing on a federal government plan with atmospheric consequences.

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Canada has a world LNG opportunity

With LNG2023 coming to Vancouver following the Western Premier's statement, Margareta Dovgal shares her optimism on Canada's LNG opportunity.

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Western Premiers' stance on LNG and trade receives praise from Resource Works

A unified interprovincial voice offers a pathway to economic resilience for all Western Canadians, said Resource Works CEO Stewart Muir.

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Natural gas, especially LNG, isn't the villain of the climate change piece

Natural gas and LNG are elements needed more than ever, writes Resource Works CEO Stewart Muir in Business in Vancouver.

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A Reasoned Path: An Evening with Vaclav Smil

Join us for a special evening with world-renowned energy expert Vaclav Smil. Tickets for this September 25th event hosted by Resource Works are now available.

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First Nations fight BC fish farm closures

Wei Wai Kum and We Wai Kai Nations take the federal government to court while Ottawa delays a decision on their salmon farming operations.

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Speed up process for Ksi Lisims LNG

Pressure mounts on government to reduce wait times for the world’s first Indigenous-led, low and zero-carbon LNG projects.

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Alberta goes to Ottawa

Indigenous partnerships, incentives and a regulatory diet were key recommendations from a panel discussion on the Alberta Business Council’s Future Unbuilt report.

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Alberta initiative offers BC a path forward on eco-friendly projects

Business Council of Alberta proposes a new environment for eco-friendly projects. Resource Works CEO Stewart Muir makes the case for why the initiative is needed now more than ever.

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The future is unbuilt

Resource Work is proud to sign this open letter offering pragmatic solutions to help Canada achieve environmental and economic goals through regulatory reform.

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Rescuing British Columbia's Greens from their gaslighting gaffe

BC Greens ought to be celebrating the project, Stewart Muir argues in The Orca.

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How the BC Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy is driving clean energy innovation

In Resource Works' third episode of the Eco Innovators podcast, Ged McLean discusses how BC became a global hub for low-carbon energy.

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Minister accused of ignoring First Nations voices

“This minister does not seem to grasp what real reconciliation means when it comes to aquaculture and salmon farming,” says Wei Wai Kum First Nation Chief.

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Banning natural gas is an environmental misstep cloaked with good intentions

The gas grid is an essential ally in the transition to renewable energy, writes Resource Works CEO Stewart Muir in Business in Vancouver.

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Aquaculture: First Nations push for collaboration over conflict

First Nations summit aims to move decades-old aquaculture conflict to a new place of collaboration led by Indigenous seafood partnerships.

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The high price of being a Green Canadian

Doing business in BC means shelling out more to deal with carbon costs, writes Stewart Muir.

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Indigenous leadership in an era of energy transformation

Why Indigenous oil and gas has a role to play in Canada’s energy future.

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This First Nations fisheries discussion aims to cast a net around common ground

The 2023 Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase runs June 1 and 2 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Canadian complacency could risk a once-in-a-generation LNG opportunity

BC LNG faces competition on all sides as Alaskan and Mexican projects move forward.

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Mining wastewater and making electrification green

Dr. Vikram Yadav joins Resource Works' Eco Innovators podcast to discuss opportunities presented by emerging mining wastewater treatment technologies.

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Provincial policy is inflaming forestry woes

BC policies are making an existing crisis of fibre supply worse, pushing mills to close and putting thousands out of their jobs, writes Josiah Haynes.

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Vancouver conference to showcase rising tide of Indigenous leadership in Canada’s economy

"In every sector across Canada, there are opportunities for Indigenous communities and the business world to work together to achieve great things."

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The science behind wood waste and how it can be used to drive renewable energy

In the first episode, Ian MacGregor joins Resource Works' Eco Innovators podcast to discuss his pioneering plan to extract hydrogen from wood waste.

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Mining is the secret ingredient to realistic decarbonization

BC mines can help power an energy transition that puts people first, writes Margareta Dovgal.

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BC Hydro’s impossible task

Provincial grid capacity is on a collision course with electric vehicle targets and new, expedited net-zero demands for LNG facilities. Margareta Dovgal explores.

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Launching the Eco Innovators podcast

Scientific experts, innovators and entrepreneurs are among the guests on Resource Works' new podcast.

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Climate challenges and the carbon tech solution

Margareta Dovgal on how carbon management is essential on the road to net zero emissions.

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Federal budget signals new attitudes and welcome reforms in Ottawa

Budget 2023-2024 offers a Canadian response to the Inflation Reduction Act alongside needed regulatory reforms for natural resource projects.

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Climate protectionism is a barrier to international solutions

Emissions are global. Taking an exclusively local view risks progress on humanitarian and environmental goals, writes Josiah Haynes. 

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What’s next for Cedar LNG?

Cedar LNG’s environmental approval is good news, but overly burdensome conditions may threaten future projects in the public interest.

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Hit the throttle: BC’s LNG engine is ready to go

Indigenous-led projects are helping create a historic boom in BC that should not be stalled by provincial uncertainty, writes Margareta Dovgal.

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Free market energy solutions and a Canadian response to the Inflation Reduction Act

All eyes on the federal government in this conversation between Michael Binnion, Ed Whittingham, Shannon Stubbs and others.

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Equity partnerships represent a turning point for Indigenous communities

Indigenous entrepreneurs are redefining the possible. Josiah Haynes explores the partnerships defining a new generation of economic reconciliation in natural resources.

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Our LNG exports only make sense

As the world reverts to coal, Canadian LNG is needed now more than ever, says the First Nations LNG Alliance.

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Greenwashing label discourages real solutions to energy crisis

Catherine McKenna’s attack against Canada’s energy sector irresponsible and oblivious to the world’s energy challenges, writes Lisa Baiton.

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Participation and access to capital: Building blocks of economic reconciliation

A behind-the-scenes look at the historic Coastal GasLink equity options deal from four key participants.

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