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Farming in British Columbia: 15 Facts & Statistics

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Like other Canadian provinces, British Columbia is home to many farms that grow a wide variety of crops. From fruits to vegetables to aquaculture to fishing to grains to meat, B.C. farmers do it all, playing a significant part in feeding Canadians and t...


Canada Ranks 13th on Democracy Index 2023

Key Points • Canada ranks 13th on the EIU's Democracy Index 2023, among the highest of the world's top oil and gas exporters • Democracies are better places for private investment than autocracies by all metrics • Canada is a global leader in social and governance initiatives and should be recogn...


3 Ways to Take Action for Canadian Natural Resources

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 It’s no secret that natural resources “pay the bills” in our country. Accounting for more than half of our total exports every year and supporting millions of jobs from coast to coast, the energy, forestry, mining and agriculture sectors are Canada’s br...


Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Did you know that Canada is the world's largest producer and exporter of potash? The Land of Maple Syrup is also home to the largest global potash reserves, with 1.1 billion tonnes - or about 20 per cent of the world's supply! Potash is just one of many...


The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion is Indigenous Economic Reconciliation

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 The Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline (TMX) is nearing completion, which is great news for Canadians and First Nations! If you don't know already, this project entails the "twinning" of the original pipeline, which has operated safely without major inci...


What Countries Have the Largest Forests in the World?

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Canada is host to vast forests found in every province and territory across the country. Home to the world’s third-largest forest area, nearly 362 million hectares (ha), or 40% of its land surface area, is covered by forest. But what other countries als...


Forestry in Quebec: 15 Facts & Statistics

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Did you know that nearly half of Quebec is covered by forests stretching more than 760,000 square kilometres (km2), an area larger than Sweden and Norway combined? It’s no wonder Quebec’s forestry sector is the largest in the country, ahead of British C...


Canada Ranks 15th on Social Progress Index 2024

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 This year’s version of the Social Progress Index (SPI) is out, and to no surprise, Canada has once again received top marks! Placing 15th out of 170, Canada dropped from 10th in the SPI 2022 edition but still remains ahead of many of its Western counter...


Fossil Fuels Should Absolutely Be Funding Canadian Universities

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 In Canada, it’s no secret our universities are primarily funded by government and tuition but also find themselves the recipients of donations – sometimes one-off or long-term commitments – from private sector sources. It’s also no secret our post-secon...


Mining in Quebec: 15 Facts, History & More

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Did you know that Quebec is a mining powerhouse? As the largest Canadian province by surface area, Quebec’s subsoil comprises a variety of critical and strategic minerals which are important in manufacturing a wide spectrum of modern technologies. Home ...


British Columbia's $800 Billion Critical Minerals Opportunity

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 British Columbia’s vast wealth of mineral and metal resources, if further developed, could create thousands of jobs, generate billions in tax revenues, and see a long-term economic boost of nearly $800 billion, according to a new study by the Mining Ass...