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British Columbians stuck in the middle struggle to decide what to do with natural-resource projects
The reason the province got a B grade for economic performance from the Conference Board of Canada is largely due to the health of its natural-resource sector
"You have to form a true partnership in order to be successful" - Interview with CEO of Seabridge Gold
Is Canada leading the world in natural resource development? And what does this question mean for how British Columbia approaches the extraction of its non-renewables and renewables?
In a series of conversations with workers and business operators, The Province and Resource Works explore the contributions that trade, industry and natural resources make to the British Columbia economy
It is estimated that $11-17 trillion in global investment is needed by 2030 in minerals and oil & gas, if current consumption trends continue. Much of this resource extraction will occur in developing countries
Resource Works senior research fellow Philip Cross discusses the groundbreaking research related in his 7 Myths of the BC Resource Economy report on the Bill Good radio show
A 10 percent boost in BC’s natural-resource economy would mean an extra $2.137 billion in the province's’s GDP, an extra $4.5 billion across Canada, and more than 39,000 new jobs for British Columbians.
And 55 percent of those jobs would be in the Lower Mainland.
All this and much more from Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada.
He says that a 10 percent boost in our natural resource output is indeed realistic.Read more
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