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Just Transition: Are Canadians ready for lower living standards?

New Resource Works report studies the potential impact of the federal government's just transition policy framework, inviting readers to submit feedback.

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Paradigm Shift: Imagining the forestry future of North Cowichan

Here's a presentation that Resource Works founder, Stewart Muir, made to the District of North Cowichan in Summer 2021 as the district undergoes an overhaul of its forestry strategy.

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Old Growth Forests in British Columbia: A citizen's guide

As anarchists, actors and pressure groups descend on the B.C. Coast to create a high-emotion summer drama they hope will affect our laws and way of life, let's pause for a moment to think and reflect. 

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Forestry in BC: Setting the record straight

Are BC's forests in a state of crisis? This new Resource Works report responds to the rhetoric coming out of Fairy Creek and anti-logging activists.

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Safe Passage: A major new report from Resource Works

Study looks at Trans Mountain oil tanker safety perspectives from maritime experts who live on British Columbia’s South Coast.

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REPORT: Team Canada for the Rebuild

The COVID-19 response has changed the boundaries between the public and the private sectors. Post-pandemic Canada will have to function differently than pre-pandemic Canada.

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REPORT: Measuring the impact of natural resources on PNWER economies

Statistical data and information is essential for making informed decisions about natural resources. Here's our take on how some provinces, territories, and states in the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region are treating the issue - and how they can improve.

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The confusion around natural resources in Canada

ESSAY: Who wants to start a process and commit money to developing a project under circumstances of prevailing uncertainty and confusion in law and practice? In this sweeping essay, longtime political affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson looks at the landscape of Canadian natural resources and prosperity. 

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POLICY NOTE: A closer look at Bill C-48, the proposed ban on shipping oil along British Columbia's north coast

After careful consideration, we've found that Bill C-48 comes up short in striking a balance between environmental and economic interests.

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The path to Canadian Energy 2.0

POLICY NOTE: The business of energy is facing a crisis of perception around the world, causing energy exporters to become increasingly strategic in how they approach climate risk, economic growth, and politics. Canada is going to have to sharpen its elbows to reclaim its rightful place as an energy leader. Stewart Muir weighs in.

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