Pages tagged "economy"
This New Yorker cartoon is making the rounds in social media as the United States prepares to become an oil-and-gas exporting nation and Canada gets ready, it sometimes seems, to depart from its resource-trade home base for parts unknown.Read more
Developing the energy, mining and forestry sectors in an environmentally responsible manner is the key to a prosperous future for all British ColumbiansRead more
The mayor of Fort St. John, a member of the Council since Resource Works began, is quoted in Globe and Mail feature on resource issuesRead more
The health of BC’s economy depends on exporting natural resources, yet many British Columbians can find it difficult to grasp how this economic activity benefits them and their communities.Read more
For any resident of the Lower Mainland, a combination of the knowledge economy, tourism and a vast array of services seems to dominate the landscape, while our province's historic role as a producer of resource products (specifically forestry, mining, agriculture and energy) appears to be receding into the past.Read more
Natural resource companies in British Columbia have a powerful impact on the economies of coastal cities. This infographic shows a small sample of how the City of Vancouver benefits. Learn more here.
Research by a Simon Fraser University marketing professor shows how natural resource companies moved to the fore of the Canadian economy.Read more
Urban students are often unaware of just how extensively the natural resource industries create the best job opportunities in British Columbia. Resource Works wants to change thatRead more
Dispassionate discussion based on facts should determine the fate of development projectsRead more
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