Ivan Vella, chief executive of aluminum for Rio Tinto, believes Canada’s abundance of natural resources and geography offers the country a competitive advantage in its path to net zero. He shares this perspective in a fireside chat with Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson at the BC Natural Resources Forum.

“Hydropower is not something that everyone in the world is endowed with. If we use the hydro power energy across Canada wisely and mix that with other sources of non-emitting energy, Canada’s in a wonderful position to both deal with its domestic needs as well as export and other growth options that really help build the economy.”