4. Resources in British Columbia

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the difference between biological substances and natural resources.
  • Discuss British Columbia (BC) richness in resources and link to the economy.
  • Assess the link between resource extraction, land and economy since the 1800s.
  • Debate the social and environmental costs associated with mining.
  • Appraise the future prospects for the relationship between Aboriginal people, non-Aboriginal people and the use of land.