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Frontier mine decision make-or-break moment for Canada’s natural resource sector

Teck spent 10 years securing the necessary approvals from provincial and federal regulators.

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A glimmer of hope for natural resource development

The bill mandates taking account of the “gender” impacts of proposed projects.

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Capital investment in Canada’s oil and natural gas in 2017 was down 44 per cent from 2014.

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When oil prices were high, successive governments spent freely as though the good times would never end.

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Where there’s hunger, it’s typically due to politics, not because the global food supply is depleted.

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The real “resource curse” is the way successive Alberta governments squandered revenues from resource development.

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B.C.’s LNG industry has the potential to supply 11 to 20 per cent of the Asia-Pacific LNG market by 2020.

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Last summer, I wrote that the Supreme Court’s Tsilhqot’in decision, which for the first time granted Aboriginal title outside an Indian reserve, was going to be a real game changer and would “increase uncertainty in Canada’s natural resource sectors in areas lacking treaties with First Nations.”