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Robyn Allan, Economist – REAL cost($) of Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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Economic Analysis for the Thoughtful Canadian

To see all of Robyn Allan’s presentations regarding the fossil fuel industry. The TRUTH and not the political spin! Her articles listed on her website are from 2008 to just last week at BROKE’S Town hall.

Economic Analysis for the Thoughtful Canadian



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Who is Robyn Allan? Please read her biography found on her website.

“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.

Recently she provided written evidence on economic and insurance issues related to the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline Project currently before the National Energy Board. 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.

Her first book, Quest for Prosperity: The Dance of Success, was published in 1995.

She holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia and The Canadian Securities Course designation.”


Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, holds a sign while marching to a protest outside National Energy Board hearings on the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby, B.C., on Jan. 19, 2016.

Robyn Allan, Economist speaks at BROKE town hall on September 21, 2016


Robyn Allan speaks at BROKE town hall on September 21, 2016


Robyn Allan has spent years examining the economic case that the Federal and Big Oil. We hear so much that these pipelines have to be approved due to jobs, jobs, jobs……please listen to the other side of the argument, actually building these pipelines, expanding the tarsands and how much the taxpayers will be on the hook when an oil spill happens in the Salish Sea.


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