Jobs, Jobs, Jobs?

Jobs in the British Columbia economy that depend on a healthy coastline and no oil spills

45,000 permanently employed in B.C.’s coastal seafood and ocean recreation industries (according to B.C. government report)


Jobs that would be created by the Enbridge supertanker scheme

560 long-term jobs (there would be many more in the construction phase)


Jobs that would be lost to Canada by refining the bitumen crude in Texas if the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline goes ahead

40,500 direct and indirect jobs. (estimate from the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, representing oil sands workers)


Jobs that would be lost shipping the bitumen crude to China

50,000 jobs (according to the Alberta Federation of Labour)