Resources for Good: $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Resources for Good: $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...

Canadian Refineries F.A.Q. - 7 Questions & Answers

Canadian Refineries F.A.Q. - 7 Questions & Answers

Key Points • Canada is home to 18 refineries with a total combined refining capacity of nearly 2 million barrels of oil per day • Eastern refineries rely on foreign nations with lower environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores for some, if not all feedstock supply • Re...

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is the largest producer and exporter of potash in the world?! Canada also is home to the largest global potash reserves, with over 1 billion tonnes - or about 1/5th of the world’s supply. Potash is just one of the natural resources that Canada has in ...

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

Looking for work in hard times isn’t easy, but there are always reasons for hope Estella Petersen, Indigenous Heavy Equipment Operator in Canada's Oil SandsI’m filled with optimism when the New Year approaches. There’s so many possibilities, and one more year of living on thi...

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a new and important tool in lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. This method of taking climate action has shown a lot of promise not just in Canada, but around the globe. The International Panel on Cli...

Supporter Spotlight: Victoria & Ken Wallace - Jan. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Victoria & Ken Wallace - Jan. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector.  Our spotlight this month is Victoria and Ken Wallace, geologists from Calgary. They are passionate about not only the earth, but also supporting Canada's natural resource industries ...

Canada Action’s Top 10 Blogs of 2020

Canada Action’s Top 10 Blogs of 2020

Canada Action has had an incredibly successful year in 2020, reaching more Canadians across the country than ever before with our balanced, fact-based and non-partisan discussions regarding the natural resource sector. Here’s a list of Canada Action’s top 10 blogs in 2020 tha...

Canada Action’s Top 20 Tweets of 2020

Canada Action’s Top 20 Tweets of 2020

Which tweets from Canada Action gained the most traction throughout 2020? We accomplished so much this year and are looking forward to reaching even more Canadians through social media platforms in 2021! Here’s a list of Canada Action tweets with the highest impressions from 1...

Oilsands Emissions Intensities 35% Lower than Previously Reported: Study

Oilsands Emissions Intensities 35% Lower than Previously Reported: Study

A new study conducted by top life cycle analysis experts at Stanford, the University of Calgary and University of Toronto has found that upstream oilsands emissions intensities are anywhere from 14 to 35 per cent lower than previously reported. The study compared recent data ...