Resources for Good (Part 3): $10 Million Donated to ER at St. Paul's Hospital

Resources for Good (Part 3): $10 Million Donated to ER at St. Paul's Hospital

Canada’s natural resources sector plays a huge role in generating public revenues that go towards healthcare, education, and other social programs Canadians rely on every day. And it seems that not many people are aware of the sector’s substantial donations, volunteerships, an...

Supporter Spotlight: Chris Hodgson - May 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Chris Hodgson - May 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Chris Hodgson, President of the Ontario Mining Association. Chris talks to us about the importance of mining for our communities, economy and environment. ...

Canada is Setting the Global Standard for Sustainable Mining

Canada is Setting the Global Standard for Sustainable Mining

Key Points • Made-in-Canada initiatives are bringing global recognition to our mining industry as one of the most sustainable in the world • Canadian companies are voluntarily applying sustainable practices required at home in operations around the globe • Canada's world-class...

Canada’s Mining Industry Should Capitalize on the Push for More EVs

Canada’s Mining Industry Should Capitalize on the Push for More EVs

Key Points • Canada, with its vast natural resource reserves, is well-positioned to supply nickel, copper, and other essential components used in the production of electric vehicles (EVs) • Canada's extractive mining sector contributes immensely to our economy; when our natura...

Canada's Mining Industry from a First-Person, Indigenous Viewpoint

Canada's Mining Industry from a First-Person, Indigenous Viewpoint

Since the first week of May is mining week in Canada, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned about mining. I am a heavy equipment operator in an open-pit mine in Northern Alberta, so I guess that makes me a miner too.Canada's Vast Resources... Did you know that C...

Oil and Gas in Canada: 75+ Facts

Oil and Gas in Canada: 75+ Facts

Did you know that Canada is the world’s fourth largest producer and exporter of oil and is also the fourth largest producer and sixth largest exporter of natural gas? Generating tens of billions in government revenues each year and employing hundreds of thousands of Canadians...

Canada Ranks 7th on the Social Progress Index 2020

Canada Ranks 7th on the Social Progress Index 2020

Key Points • Canada ranked 7th on the 2020 Social Progress Index globally and the 2nd highest out of the world’s top 15 oil exporters • Social progress is supported by the revenues from Canada’s natural resources sector • Canada is a global leader in Environmental, Social, an...

Putting Billions of Dollars from Canadian Natural Resources into Perspective

Putting Billions of Dollars from Canadian Natural Resources into Perspective

Canadians often hear about the billions of dollars that natural resources contribute to our economy, but can any of us really understand how much money that is? When you hear about Canada’s natural resource sectors – energy, mining, forestry, agriculture – and the tens of bil...

Canada’s Climate Change Performance Index 2021 Ranking Misses the Mark

Canada’s Climate Change Performance Index 2021 Ranking Misses the Mark

Key Points • Canada's ranking on the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2021 does not reflect its true performance on taking climate action • For 3 out of 4 categories, the methodology used to rank nations on the CCPI 2021 isn't very understandable or intuitive • Canada i...

Canada Should Be a Global Oil Supplier of Choice. Here’s Why.

Canada Should Be a Global Oil Supplier of Choice. Here’s Why.

In recent years, global consumers have become increasingly aware of the social implications behind the products they buy. As a result, companies around the world are focusing intently on sourcing more raw goods and materials from Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) le...