The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a gift both to British Columbia and Alberta.
oil and gas
Most survey respondents said disputed land claims and protected areas in B.C. deter investment.
In the last 37 fiscal years, the province has only posted seven budget surpluses.
Four indigenous groups support construction of $20.6 billion mine north of Fort McMurray.
Reforms dismantled the monopoly held by Mexico’s two-state owned energy giants.
Last month Petronas pulled the plug on the Pacific Northwest LNG project.
B.C. loses billions when global market windows close.
Pipelines are 4.5 times less likely to have an accident or incident than rail transport.
British Columbia’s natural gas resources are substantial and the international market for liquefied natural gas is growing.