Robyn Allan

Robyn Allan urges premier to take back B.C.'s right to review Kinder Morgan expansion

Economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan challenged the B.C. government to announce its own review process of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Allan — one of Canada's most prominent...

Economist Robyn Allan calls NEB process "rigged" and withdraws from Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain review

Economist Robyn Allan has publicly withdrawn from the National Energy Board review of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, saying the process is "rigged."
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?

Oil sands bitumen exports undermine Canada's economic future

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

Economist Robyn Allan criticizes Enbridge's lack of land and marine spill response

A recent cross-examination of Enbridge experts at the Northern Gateway hearings revealed that the company wouldn't have specific oil spill response plans in place until after the...

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: benefit to all Canadians or detrimental to other industries?

Respected economist Robyn Allan, former CEO of the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), has said the country’s move towards an oil-based economy will have severe effects on sectors like manufacturing—...

Respected economist echoes McGuinty: "petro dollar damaging to Canada's manufacturing industry"

Economist Robyn Allan addresses recent remarks from Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Alberta Premier Alison Redford, highlighting conflicting viewpoints on oil and the Canadian economy.