natural resource development

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Capital investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector declined by an estimated 44 per cent from 2014 to 2017.


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Four indigenous groups support construction of $20.6 billion mine north of Fort McMurray.  


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Over the next decade, more than 650 projects worth $650 billion will benefit First Nation communities.


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From 2010 to 2014, Canada’s resource-intensive provinces' per person GDP growth more than doubled growth in non-resource intensive provinces.

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Recent data demonstrates the negative impacts if treaties and agreements are not upheld.


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The mining industry contributes mightily to Canada’s economic prosperity, adding $54 billion to Canada’s GDP and employing roughly 383,000 Canadians at an average annual salary of more than $110,000 in 2013. But Canada has a serious problem with land-use certainty that may threaten future investment in the sector.


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Canada’s federal equalization program is motivated by good intentions. However, the program has unintended consequences, and creates perverse incentives that have allowed at least two “have-not” provinces to shun sensible economic opportunities.