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 second largest global potash reserves, with 1.2 billion tonnes - or about one fifth of the world’s supply. Potash is just one of the natural resources that Canada...

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 ...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Some Canadians have been told they have to support either climate action or Canada’s oil and gas sector – but not both. Others are more interested in assessing available information in an open-minded way, and then making a reasonable judgment based on what they’ve learned. It...

Canada Ranks 2nd on the 2021 Global Cleantech Innovation Index

Canada Ranks 2nd on the 2021 Global Cleantech Innovation Index

Key Points Canada ranked 2nd on the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2021, behind the U.S. but in front of Germany, France, and the U.K. 11 out of 100 companies listed are Canadian, the second highest amount for any country Canada is a global leader in clean technology and i...