“B.C. Residents Opposed to Enbridge’s Proposal to Transport Crude Oil Through Inside Coastal Waters”

A supertanker

In this paper produced by Justason Market Intelligence, we can see that in Vancouver, population seems strongly opposed to the presence of supertankers on coastal waters.

This study show us some critical results that should be consideredby oil companies who are at risk of harming their image if they do not use Market intelligence.

A majority (78%) of B.C. residents is aware of the Enbridge proposal to transport crude oil from Alberta through B.C.’s inside coastal waters to refineries in Asia. According to a recent poll by Justason Market Intelligence, two-thirds (66%) of B.C. residents oppose this plan, including one-half (50%) who strongly oppose. One in five (22%) supports this proposal; 11% strongly support.

In Northwest B.C., nearly all residents are aware of the Enbridge proposal (94%). Seven in ten (69%) Northwestern B.C. residents oppose this plan, including a majority (64%) who strongly oppose. One-quarter (23%) support this proposal; 16% strongly support.

The protection of the Great Bear Rainforest seems be the principal reason.

A strong majority of B.C. residents agree that protecting the Great Bear Rainforest is like protecting the Amazon or the Great Barrier Reef. In total, 82% agree. Six in ten (60%) B.C. residents strongly agree.

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