Resource Economics Project (BC) Updates

Our latest forestry research shows that between 2013 and 2016, more raw logs were shipped from BC than during any other four-year period in the province’s history. If these logs had been processed in...
February 27, 2017 | BC Office
FOI-released documents show that, for years, BC Hydro officials have quietly feared that earthquakes triggered by natural gas industry fracking operations could damage their Peace River dams.  Should...
August 11, 2016 | BC Office
In an opinion piece in the Province today, resource policy analyst Ben Parfitt supports the open letter from eight BC organizations calling for the BC government to deliver on its promise to consult...
December 19, 2013 | BC Office
The largest industrial water users in BC pay little to nothing for the water they use, and in most cases are not even required to track or report what they use. The provincial government recognized...
June 11, 2013 | BC Office
Our province's Forest Service has been seriously damaged by reckless cuts and changes. In a study released today, resource analyst Ben Parfitt analyses government data to determine the extent of the...
December 7, 2010 | BC Office