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Robyn Allan

Robyn Allan has held many executive positions in the private and public sectors including President and CEO of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, Vice-President Finance for Parklane Ventures Ltd., and Senior Economist for B.C. Central Credit Union. She was the Economic and Financial Adviser to the Barrett Commission of Inquiry into the Quality of Condominium Construction in British Columbia. She has taught Money and Banking, Public Finance and Micro and Macro Economics at the university level as well as written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines including the Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Business in Vancouver and Enterprise magazine. More details on her website at

James Moore makes stuff up. Lac Megantic. Pipeline.

Industry Minister Moore makes stuff up to threaten British Columbians

He threatened a Lac Megantic disaster if we don’t accept Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Richard Kinder, left: Tanker in Burrard Inlet, right

Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion won't bring "fair share" of revenues to B.C.: open letter

Based on past tax records, Kinder Morgan hasn't been paying very much in taxes to Canada. Economist Robyn Allan asks: why would this change with the Trans Mountain expansion?

Endangered orcas swim along Kinder Morgan's oil tanker route

The gravity of Kinder Morgan’s arrogance becomes chilling when we look below the surface.

Trans Mountain will raise pump prices 15 cents a litre, according to Kinder Morgan president

Are consumers not being told what Kinder Morgan is telling investors about oil prices?

Economic benefits from Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion unfounded

Where did Trans Mountain get the numbers for its ad? Economist Robyn Allan dug in to find out.

Joe Oliver's Keystone XL push in Washington plagued by "brazen" false claims

It would be nice if Mr. Oliver cared as much about meaningful jobs in Canada's oil industry as he is about promoting job creation for U.S. citizens.

Oil sands bitumen exports undermine Canada's economic future

Canada is severely shortchanging itself by exporting oil sands bitumen, renowned economist Robyn Allan argues.