Pages tagged "forestry"
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?
When it comes to the engine powering future growth in Canada, prepare for a fuel switch: the indebted Canadian consumer is tapped out and will have to be replaced by an increase in exports, especially to emerging markets in Asia
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
Research shows that most British Columbians appreciate the importance of resource development, but want to ensure it is conducted in a 'world-class' mannerRead more
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