Canada's 'Just Transition' Policy Must Recognize Oil & Gas Benefits

Canada's 'Just Transition' Policy Must Recognize Oil & Gas Benefits

Contributed by Estella Petersen The federal government’s ‘Just Transition’ policy specifically targets oil and gas workers at a time when global demand for both commodities is growing. As an oil and gas worker and Indigenous female, I have a few thoughts about this. Some have...

Renewable Energy in Ontario: 15 Facts

Renewable Energy in Ontario: 15 Facts

Did you know that Ontario is a leader in renewable energy?! The province has a diverse array of renewable energy systems in place that account for roughly one-third of its electricity supply, powering the lives of millions of Canadians. Whether it be hydro, solar, wind, nucle...

It's Going to Be a Big Year - Newsletter: January 2023

It's Going to Be a Big Year - Newsletter: January 2023

Dear Visitor -- Thank you for your being part of Canada Action's growing movement of natural resources supporters. Last year, we collectively made a huge positive impact on Canada’s discussion about why resources matter. Looking forward, 2023 is shaping up to be a very big ye...

Sulphur in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Sulphur in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know Canada was the world's sixth-largest sulphur producer in 2021 [4]? Although sulphur isn't known for its pleasant smell, the non-metallic chemical element is incredibly useful in our day-to-day lives. Sulphur production began in Canada primarily as a byproduct of...

Canadian West Coast LNG Will Reduce Global GHG Emissions

Canadian West Coast LNG Will Reduce Global GHG Emissions

Will LNG projects on Canada's West Coast increase global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? It's a good question, and one that should be brought into into the limelight as a result of continued resistance from opponents who claim these projects will do the opposite. The notion t...

DEBATE: Should Canada Ban Natural Gas Stoves?

DEBATE: Should Canada Ban Natural Gas Stoves?

Should we get rid of gas stoves in our homes? It's a question being asked by anti-Canadian oil and gas activists after a report released last week suggests that more than 12% of childhood asthma cases in the United States are the result of gas stove usage [1]. Surely enough, ...

5 Times Foreign Countries Asked Canada for LNG in 2022

5 Times Foreign Countries Asked Canada for LNG in 2022

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio made his first visit to Ottawa this past week, representing a significant opportunity for Canada to expand its relationship with its third-largest trading partner [1]. Like Europe, recent global events have put resource security at the fo...

Iron Ore Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Iron Ore Mining in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know Canada consistently ranks as a top 10 global iron ore producer? Iron ore is a critical material used in steelmaking, which is then used in construction, transportation, energy infrastructure and household appliances to name a few of its broad applications. Today,...

Canadian Oil Sands Not

Canadian Oil Sands Not "High Cost" or "Economically Unviable" to Produce: REPORT

How many times have you heard the claim that oil sands production is "too expensive" for the sector’s longevity in a world looking to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels? Because of its "costly" nature, anti-Canadian energy activists suggest the oil sands won’t be economicall...

3 Pragmatic Questions for Anti-Resource Development Activists

3 Pragmatic Questions for Anti-Resource Development Activists

Canada Action is passionate about pursuing honest, fact-based and non-partisan discussions on natural resources and how they play a huge role in almost every aspect of our contemporary lifestyle. Part of those discussions involves asking anti-resource development activists to...