This brief examines the BC government’s claim that 100,000 jobs will be created from liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in this province. We find that this claim is not credible and that potential employment impacts have been grossly overstated.
The Workbook for Delegates from the BC First Nations Mining and Energy Council Short Course on Sept. 25, 2011. The focus of this short course is to walk through the process of developing a clean energy project with a First Nation ownership or partnership component.
The data used for this map was created by cross-referencing several databases to identify renewable energy projects currently operating and under construction in British Columbia. The map shows job numbers as a snapshot in time and includes direct and indirect jobs.