Financial Viability Doesn't Matter

Financial Viability Doesn’t Matter

The movement of absolute objectionist’s is organized and strategic in their apparent goals to reject any and all proposed natural resource projects. The latest trend appears to be in targeting the financial viability of any proposed project. Last I checked, we are a society of capitalism. Industry, trade and financial decisions are controlled by private…

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What Happens When We Say Yes

What Happens When We Say Yes? July 2020, by Trudy Klassen Saying “Yes” to resource development means saying “Yes” to: The device you are reading this on The glasses you may be using to read your favourite books The chair you are sitting on The clothes you are wearing The shelter you were born under…

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Oil and gas

BC Needs Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals play an important role in our everyday lives. This mostly goes unnoticed as we don’t realize how many things are actually derived from petrochemicals.

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Absolute Objection

Absolute Objection

I understand that everyone has different opinions across all aspects of life. Whether it’s from a person’s upbringing, life experience, or beliefs, our opinions are diverse and a great part about being Canadian. Recognizing the diversity of opinions is how any society comes to constructive, realistic compromises that benefit all sides. Understanding this, and with…

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Blame Game

The Blame Game

I always struggle to understand why the natural resource sector seems to take the blame in any environmental debate. The most obvious is blaming the oil & gas industry for global warming but it is becoming a common tactic by special interest groups in so many other industries and issues as well. A never-ending stream…

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Let the Experts Speak

Let the experts speak! When I say this, I am not talking about the self-proclaimed experts that think they understand an industry because of a few hours on Google. We all know the internet has loads of misinformation but when it comes to understanding some of the most complex and important issues to our economy,…

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