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LNG: Measuring its impact on the British Columbia economy

Natural gas, liquefied so it can be shipped to distant markets, will be produced by the LNG Canada terminal in north west British Columbia. This new study sets out to find out what impact is created by building the unprecedented, $40 billion project. 

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Citizen's Guide to Tanker Safety & Spill Response: Second edition now available

An authoritative and comprehensive source of relevant information about oil tanker safety and spill response on the south coast of British Columbia.

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Healing the Divide: A plan for B.C.'s rural development strategy

REPORT: In contemporary British Columbia, non-Native society is embracing more and more of the Indigenous approach to sustainable resource development. This Resource Works submission to the provincial Rural Development Strategy shows how this is tied to some fundamental economic truths.

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COUNTRY FOCUS: Taiwan claims its role in international climate action

In this free downloadable report, Resource Works looks at how Taiwan is dealing with pressures to curtail its greenhouse gas emissions. LNG is shaping up as a vital part of the solution.

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Vancouver's "de facto" ban on natural gas: A study

A trio of city policies amounts to a de facto ban on natural gas in pursuit of a "100% renewable energy" target. Moreover, the ban is based on insufficient renewable natural gas and could blunt more effective work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Elk Valley mines a $1-billion contributor to the provincial economy

The Elk Valley steelmaking coal mines in southeastern British Columbia are a major economic driver in the province, says an independent economic study from Resource Works.

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When we start with shared values, progress is possible

Community Conversations by Resource Works is designed to foster better, more inclusive discussions about important issues. 

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The 7 myths of BC's resource economy

It can be difficult to grasp just how important the resource sector is to the province's economy. But a research report produced by economist Philip Cross for Resource Works gives us a useful picture

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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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British Columbia's dysfunctional resource debate

The province has a history of bitter, unyielding fights over resource issues. And no wonder. We have a highly resource-dependent economy, a population of passionate environmentalists, and significant urban-rural divides

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