12 Canadian Companies Listed on the Global Cleantech 100 (2019)

12 Canadian Companies Listed on the Global Cleantech 100 (2019)

Did you know that 12 out of 100 companies on the Global Cleantech 100 are Canadian firms? Amazing, isn’t it!? We would say so! When it comes to clean technology and innovation, this demonstrates that Canada is a world leader! What is the Global Cleantech 100? The Global Clean...

Who Supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in Canada?

Who Supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in Canada?

With all the media coverage of anti-pipeline protestors and anti-pipeline narratives over the past several years, you would think no one in Canada supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX). This is a major misconception many have about the project which could not be...

TMX Pipeline: 5 Facts You Should Know

TMX Pipeline: 5 Facts You Should Know

The TMX Pipeline is as hot of a topic as there is in Canada. Polls show a majority of British Columbians, Albertans and Canadians support the project, but opposition groups have been successful in delaying its construction time and time again. So, what is the TMX Pipeline all ...

Demand for Alberta Oil Sands in Asia is Alive and Well

Demand for Alberta Oil Sands in Asia is Alive and Well

Another final decision by the federal government on whether or not to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion will happen tomorrow, June 18th, 2019. In response to the National Energy Board’s second approval of the Trans Mountain expansion earlier this year, anti-pipeli...

Canada Falls to Lowest Rank Ever on World’s Most Competitive Economies Survey

Canada Falls to Lowest Rank Ever on World’s Most Competitive Economies Survey

The IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2019 named Canada the 13th most competitive country out of 67 nations, the lowest ranking for the “Great White North” since the annual survey began in 1997. Canada dropped from 10th in 2018 to 13th this year, being outperformed by Ireland...

Canada’s Natural Resource Sector Lost $196 Billion in Investment Over 5 Years

Canada’s Natural Resource Sector Lost $196 Billion in Investment Over 5 Years

It’s hard to fathom just how much a lost investment of $196 billion is. But thanks to a newly released policy brief by Canadian think tank SecondStreet.org, it’s much easier to put that figure into context. This analysis uses real-world comparisons to help us grasp just how mu...

Mining in Ontario: 15 Interesting Facts

Mining in Ontario: 15 Interesting Facts

Did you know that Ontario is a hotbed for mining activity in Canada? The industry is active in all parts of the province in a diverse set of communities including Sudbury, Windsor, Midland, Timmins, Perth, Marathon, North Bay and Attawapiskat to name a few. The further north y...

10 Must-Know Facts on Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

10 Must-Know Facts on Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

Sometimes it’s almost as if we live on another planet devoid of facts, logic and common sense. The unbalanced and relentless attack on Alberta’s energy sector which has labelled the oil sands as the harbinger of the apocalypse is a prime example of where some logical thinking ...

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

Did you know that 4 of Ontario’s oil refineries make up about 20 per cent of Canada’s total refining capacity, and that about 80 per cent of their feedstock comes from the western part of the country? When it comes to refinery output and the economy, the larger the numbers, th...

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

There’s a smear campaign being run against the Canadian energy sector by environmental activist groups who receive a large part of their funding from non-Canadian sources. These groups do not oppose other energy exporters the way they have Canada where every single pipeline ha...