The 180 | Nov 7, 2013 | 8:52

Should B.C. count on natural gas to fuel its economic future?

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says Liquefied Natural Gas is the way of the future for her province's economy. So how does that square with news that the country's largest gas producer, Encana, is cutting 20 per cent of its workforce?

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