Teck spent almost 10 years securing the necessary approvals from provincial and federal regulators.
Eighty per cent of respondents indicated that uncertainty around environmental regulations in Alberta was a deterrent to investment compared to only 9 per cent for Texas.
Disputed land claims remain a concern for investors.
The oil and gas industry accounts for almost 30 per cent of the provincial economy.
Bill C-69 will add more subjective criteria to an already onerous regulatory process.
Alberta tax changes have hurt the province’s investment attractiveness.
B.C. loses billions when global market windows close.
British Columbia was once regarded by miners as hostile to investment and ranked last in Canada for the attractiveness of its mining policy environment. However the tide has turned in recent years and British Columbia has again improved its ratings for global mining investment.