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Oil Sands Action: Best Tweets & Retweets (August 2019)

Oil Sands Action makes more posts, or "tweets" you could say, on Twitter versus Instagram or Facebook hands down.

We would love for you to start following us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with the most recent developments related to our non-profit organization and its advocacy.

But we understand not everyone wants another account to manage. So we've compiled our best tweets and retweets from Oil Sands Action on Twitter for you to check out right here below. Also see:

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Canada Action: Best Tweets & Retweets (August 2019)

At Canada Action we make more posts, or "tweets" you would say, on Twitter when compared to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and other social media platforms.

We would love for you to join us on Twitter and stay up-to-date with the most recent developments related to our message and Canada as a whole.

But if another online account isn't your thing, that's perfectly okay too. We've compiled a list of our best tweets and retweets from Canada Action from August 2019 for you to check out below! Also see:

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Global Oil Demand is Growing, Canada Should be a Choice Supplier [Infographics]

Canada’s oil and gas industry has been in the spotlight for many years, but not because it has been named the top oil producer in the world or is now the third largest LNG exporter (headlines which are true for the USA).

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Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's third largest recoverable oil reserves? Most of Canada's oil is found in the oil sands in the western province of Alberta.

Did you also know that the companies operating in oil sands are required to adhere to some of the strictest environmental regulations for oil and gas producers on the planet?

So, just exactly how are Canada's oil sands producers making an effort to protect the environment?

Below are several infographics on oil sands producers and the environment showing how these companies are part of one of the most environmentally responsible petroleum industries on the planet.

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CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

Just how important is oil and gas to the Canadian economy? We gave the best answer we could in a previous blog, but new studies by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) shed even more light on the topic.

Two CERI reports released in July of 2019 forecast the economic contribution of both conventional oil and gas and the oil sands industry across Canada.

Below details the focus of each report, and the overall economic highlights along with a link to the PDF file for your convenience.

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Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Canada is a vast country with a diverse array of industries from coast-to-coast-to-coast. As a country we are fortunate to be surrounded by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and have a thriving fishing industry in Canada because of the opportunity they provide.

We have a ton of lakes everywhere you look in Canada too! With nearly 32,000 of them across the country, there's plenty of opportunity for inland fishing as well.

Often enough, the fishing and seafood industry is one sector of Canada’s economy that doesn’t seem to get the credit it deserves. It is a major economic driver for both coastal rural communities and major urban centres alike.

We want everyone to know how important the fishing industry in Canada is to tens of thousands of people across the country. The best way to do that is to explain it to you, by the numbers! Also see:

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How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was:

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Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like? That's a good question, and an important one to answer.

Canada’s oil sands has been the number one target of many special interest and environmental groups looking to de-market and discount Canadian oil by preventing it from getting to world consumers.

One of the ways these groups smear the industry is by using pictures of open pit mines and tailings ponds in blogs and articles, giving off an impression to the unknowing viewer that is how the entirety of Alberta's oil sands is developed.

It’s no surprise they skip the photos of in-situ operations and reclaimed oil sands sites, because those photos show environmentally progressive and responsible development which doesn’t fit their narrative.

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Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Did you know that Canada is a global top 10 energy producer? It’s not just for oil and natural gas, either. We are a top 10 global producer of many other forms of energy too!

Canada is lucky to have vast petroleum reserves, while also being blessed with a rich and diverse array of geography from coast-to-coast-to-coast that provides us the opportunity to develop other forms of energy such as hydroelectricity, wind, solar and biofuels.

As it stands today, Canada is a global top 10 producer of these following energies:

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Canada Action: Best Tweets & Retweets (July 2019)

Did you know that Canada Action is the most active on Twitter when compared to Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn?

We would love for you to join us on Twitter and stay up-to-date on the most recent developments related to Canada!

But if you don't necessarily want another account to manage, that's okay too! We are posting the best of our monthly tweets right here for you to check out.

Here's Canada Action's best tweets and retweets for the month of July 2019. Also see:

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