Oil Sands Sector Spent $2.4 Billion With Indigenous Businesses in 2019

Oil Sands Sector Spent $2.4 Billion With Indigenous Businesses in 2019

Oil sands producers spent more in 2019 than the previous two years on the procurement of goods and services from Indigenous suppliers says a recent survey by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Just under $2.4 billion was spent on procurement from Indigenous busi...

Forestry Sector in Canada: 65+ Facts

Forestry Sector in Canada: 65+ Facts

Canada's forest industry is an important part of our nation's prosperity, creating jobs and economic opportunities for Canadians across the country. In 2019, for example, the sector employed nearly 302,500 people while generating $23.7 billion of economic activity and more th...

35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

The winter in Canada can be really cold and very snowy, yet indoors our homes are filled with a great deal of warmth and light! We aren’t always cognizant of just how important natural resources are in our daily lives, especially when it comes to providing for some of the bas...

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector.  Our spotlight this month is Carl Sweet, a forestry supply chain worker from Campbell River, BC. He is passionate about the outdoors, skiing, fishing and enjoying the environment.  Cl...

Opinion: Keystone XL Cancellation is Like Hitting a Brick Wall, Again

Opinion: Keystone XL Cancellation is Like Hitting a Brick Wall, Again

Doesn’t it feel like we are hitting a brick wall every time we try to help our desperate economy? Whether it’s COVID-19 or just bad government policies all together, Canadians seem to be going one step forward and then two steps back for economic recovery. I’ve read in the ne...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose Both! (Part 2 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose Both! (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed why Canadians shouldn’t have to choose between strong, meaningful climate action and the global leadership the Canadian energy sector has shown at every stage in the production and distribution of our oil and gas. I explained that, throug...

The World Needs All Forms of Energy for Decades to Come

The World Needs All Forms of Energy for Decades to Come

Galvanized by the cancellation of Keystone XL, pipeline detractors are now turning their sights to other major projects such as Line 3, Line 5 and the Trans Mountain Expansion. I can only imagine some of the rallying cries now bellowing from activists’ mouths (or perhaps clan...

Renewable Energy in Canada: 75+ Facts

Renewable Energy in Canada: 75+ Facts

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in renewable energy and has been for many years? As the second largest country in the world, Canada's diversified geography has substantial renewable resources such as moving water, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and coastal tides...

Resources for Good (Part 2): $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Resources for Good (Part 2): $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Canada’s natural resource sector is an integral part of our national economy, supporting nearly two million jobs and generating tens of billions of dollars in government revenues each year. But often overlooked about the natural resources sector is the fact that these companie...

Why Does the World Need More Canadian Oil?

Why Does the World Need More Canadian Oil?

Key Points • Oil demand is projected to peak in anywhere between 2020 and 2041, although most estimates place this event at the end of the 2030s • Trillions of dollars of investment is required into the oil industry over the next two decades to keep up with global demand and p...