Germany-Qatar LNG Deal a Sorely Missed Opportunity for Canada

Germany-Qatar LNG Deal a Sorely Missed Opportunity for Canada

Germany has signed a long-term 15-year deal to buy 2 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar annually, with deliveries starting in 2026. What an opportunity that could have been for Canada -- if only we were as keen on shipping our natural gas abroad as Qatar...

COP27 Takeaways: A Pragmatic Viewpoint from Canada

COP27 Takeaways: A Pragmatic Viewpoint from Canada

The 27th annual United Nations Climate Conference – a.k.a COP27 – was held in Egypt this year. Among the more than 30,000 delegates, over 100 heads of state were in attendance. And while all the attendees were enjoying the warm weather in the Middle East, here it was cold. Ve...

Once Again, the U.S. Looks Past Keystone XL Pipeline to Less Responsible Oil Producers. Why?

Once Again, the U.S. Looks Past Keystone XL Pipeline to Less Responsible Oil Producers. Why?

The U.S. granted permission this past Saturday for one of its homegrown oil majors to start producing Venezuelan crude after the Maduro regime ‘agreed’ to hold talks with its political opposition. Just how much trust we can put into Venezuela’s current ruling autocracy to uph...

Mining in the Yukon: 15 Facts, History & More!

Mining in the Yukon: 15 Facts, History & More!

Eagle Gold Mine - Victoria Gold Corp. Did you know that mined goods represented 96.7 per cent of the Yukon’s total exports in 2021?! That figure alone makes it easy to see just how massive a role the mining sector plays in the economic success of the Canadian territory. The Y...

Canada Could Displace Half of Russian Energy on Global Markets: SURVEY

Canada Could Displace Half of Russian Energy on Global Markets: SURVEY

If Canada put its pedal to the metal, it could displace up to 59% of Russian natural gas exports and up to 46% of its oil sales over the next decade says a new report by SecondStreet.org. The survey comes when Europe – Russia’s largest oil and gas export destination – and oth...

Canada Ranks Second Globally for ‘Best’ Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chains: REPORT

Canada Ranks Second Globally for ‘Best’ Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chains: REPORT

BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) annual global lithium-ion battery supply chain report has named Canada the second-best lithium-ion battery-producing country worldwide, reflecting largely on its sizeable raw material resources and mining activity. According to the report, Canada’s excep...

COP27 Staged ‘Walkout’ on Oil Sands Not Conducive to Emission Reductions

COP27 Staged ‘Walkout’ on Oil Sands Not Conducive to Emission Reductions

Anti-Canadian oil and gas activists were in an uproar last week about their staged walkout on the oil sands delegation at COP27, celebrating as if it were some sensational heroic act to ‘stand up’ to one of the only oil-producing jurisdictions in the world that has committed ...

DEBATE: Should Canadian Energy Be a Part of the UN’s Climate Change Conference?

DEBATE: Should Canadian Energy Be a Part of the UN’s Climate Change Conference?

Canada’s delegation to the United Nation’s COP27 climate change conference in Egypt includes several representatives from the oil sands industry, which is attracting intense criticism from anti-Canadian oil and gas opponents. These activists are suggesting that the very indus...

This is What the Planet Needs - Newsletter: November 2022

This is What the Planet Needs - Newsletter: November 2022

Dear Visitor -- Canadian resources aren’t just good for Canadians, they’re good for the whole planet.  Our advocacy work is most impactful when we are not just advocating ourselves, but more importantly, inspiring others to advocate for the same fact-based and positive message...

Oil & Gas Emissions Cap to Cost Canadian Economy Up to $79 Billion Annually, Benefit Other Producers: REPORT

Oil & Gas Emissions Cap to Cost Canadian Economy Up to $79 Billion Annually, Benefit Other Producers: REPORT

Is an emissions cap on oil and gas in Canada good for our families and the global environment? According to a new report by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI), implementing an emissions cap on an already highly regulated sector will cause significant economic pain for Cana...