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Kevin Obermeyer - Pacific Pilotage Authority

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LNG tanker burn-back hazard is 'minor' (extended interview)

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Video: Citizen’s Guide to LNG

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Union ramps up support for pipeline and resource projects

Operating engineers sponsor ads to confront what they see as the public's misconceptions concerning development

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Let’s ride resource jobs to higher wages for all

If you are one of those earning BC’s new $10.45 minimum wage, the raise is no doubt good news, but it is still dramatically lower than what workers enjoy in sectors such as forestry

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Reports & Series

A Citizen's Guide to LNG

It was long overdue. Now here, for the first time, is a balanced study of what liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects can mean for citizens of British Columbia, with an emphasis on Sea to Sky Country

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Video: Talking refining with Stockwell Day

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What are BC’s biggest economic drivers?

Here's a question that sometimes causes confusion: how big is the province's resource sector, and how does it compare in importance with others?

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Strong BC growth next year thanks to resource trade: RBC

The province will have one of Canada’s strongest-growing economies in the next two years thanks in large part to its diverse natural-resource sector, according to new projections from RBC Economics

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"Moral Case" mini-series - Join the conversation!


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Report: A Citizen's Guide to LNG

Click here to download the report, A Citizen's Guide to LNG.

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Resource Works goes to Lunar Fest

In February, Resource Works went to Lunar Fest and met with hundreds of people from around the Lower Mainland, discussing the importance of natural resources. Here is a photo gallery of some of the people that joined in the fun:

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Video - The Resource Works Natural Runners

Without Natural Resources, We'd Be Naked

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How not to squander our resource wealth

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

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Time for a grown-up discussion about sovereign wealth funds

As Resource Works releases its latest report, Exploring the Potential of BC’s Prosperity Fund, let me personally invite you to take part in a dialogue on what the province can do to improve its economic security

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How can BC build a successful sovereign wealth fund like Norway?

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Who licenses the licensors?

Brian-Lee Crowley, managing director of the MacDonald-Laurier Institute, gave a speech at Resource Works on the concept of social license

 

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Report highlights forest sector's strong economic impact

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

 

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BC'S low-profile forestry sector still an economic powerhouse

A new study shows that while it has declined in overall importance, it is still the largest manufacturer in the province, adding over $31 billion a year to the provincial economy and 145,800 jobs

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