MYTH: The Oil Industry is Dead in 2020

MYTH: The Oil Industry is Dead in 2020

Key Points • Is the oil industry really “dead” as some are saying? Explores the suggestion by Canadian political leaders Elizabeth May and Yves-François Blanchet earlier last week.• Several facts from pre, during and post coronavirus that point towards continued growth in glob...

How Important is Oil to the Canadian Economy?

How Important is Oil to the Canadian Economy?

Whether you like it or not, oil is a very important part of the Canadian economy. It's been said revenues generated by the oil and gas industry “pay the rent” in our country, not to mention the sector provides hundreds of thousands of direct and indirect jobs from coast-to-coa...

Canada Ranks 12th on OECD Environmental Performance Index 2020

Canada Ranks 12th on OECD Environmental Performance Index 2020

Some good news! The Fraser Institute’s annual environmental performance index has ranked Canada 12th out of 33 high-income OECD countries! Called the Environmental Ranking for Canada and the OECD - 2nd Edition, Canada dropped from 10th place to 12th versus its 2018 counterpart...

Post Coronavirus: Let’s Unite Canada for the Sake of Our Country

Post Coronavirus: Let’s Unite Canada for the Sake of Our Country

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic we’re seeing a heightened sense of community across our country, with Canadians showing through action that their attitude is one of “we’re in this together,” and have a strong resolve to overcome COVID-19 in the same fashion.Just take a lo...

Nuclear Power in Canada: 20 Interesting Facts

Nuclear Power in Canada: 20 Interesting Facts

Did you know that Canada currently gets about 82% of its electricity demand from non-emission sources? Around 60% of generation is accounted for by hydro, while nuclear power in Canada generates about 15%, respectively. A remaining 7% is made up by other non-hydro renewables. ...

45+ Good News Stories From Across Canada Amid Coronavirus Emergency

45+ Good News Stories From Across Canada Amid Coronavirus Emergency

Let’s take a look at some good news happening across Canada during the COVID-19 emergency, shall we?  But first, let’s thank frontline and behind the scenes workers like our doctors, nurses, EMTs, grocery store workers, electricity crews, railway engineers, government official...

WCS vs. WTI Oil Price – What's the Difference? A Big One for Canada!

WCS vs. WTI Oil Price – What's the Difference? A Big One for Canada!

Canadian oil has been setting some records over the past few years but in all the wrong ways. In late 2018 for example, the differential between WCS and WTI set a record high, reaching a $50 price differential. And just recently another unwanted record was set for WCS. Amid th...

How Much Oil Does Canada Import? Too Much!

How Much Oil Does Canada Import? Too Much!

Just how much oil does Canada import every year? The answer is shocking actually, considering that Canada has the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Looking at the Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database, Canada imported approximately $18.9 billion of cr...

POLL: Most Canadians Support Assistance for Oil and Gas Sector Amid Coronavirus Emergency

POLL: Most Canadians Support Assistance for Oil and Gas Sector Amid Coronavirus Emergency

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and OPEC+ price war, there’s no sector in Canada being hit harder than oil and gas. Thankfully the federal government has promised to provide aid to the beleaguered industry during this challenging time. And, great news is that people from coast-to-...

Canada’s Heroes: Critical Roles During a Pandemic Emergency

Canada’s Heroes: Critical Roles During a Pandemic Emergency

The saying “not all heroes wear capes” could not ring any truer than in a time like this. Canadians from coast-to-coast are waking up to this truth as we all are encouraged to practice physical distancing and stay at home to prevent the spread of COVID-1 because not everyone h...