Indigenous Resource Network Poll Had Surprising Results

Indigenous Resource Network Poll Had Surprising Results

The Indigenous Resource Network recently commissioned a poll on Indigenous perspectives on resource development, and it had surprising results.   The results of the poll, which you can read and watch in greater detail here, were a relief to me. I’m not going to lie, I was ass...

Canada Has the Minerals & Know-How to Lead on EV Tech

Canada Has the Minerals & Know-How to Lead on EV Tech

Sometimes, working together with our neighbour to the South makes nothing but perfect sense. Consider clean vehicle production and the crucial role Canadian minerals and metals can play in making electric vehicle batteries, electronics, and other clean tech components for a gl...

Three Decades of Forest Debate in British Columbia, But the Friction Continues

Three Decades of Forest Debate in British Columbia, But the Friction Continues

It’s hard to believe it’s been at least three decades that old growth forests in British Columbia (BC) have been the topic of tough, intermittent environmental battles. Several BC coastal news stories this month could easily have been part of the local front-page news of May, ...

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's 9th largest gold reserves? Gold is mined in nine provinces and territories including out west in British Columbia, to the north in Nunavut, and in the east on the island of Newfoundland. Gold was first discovered in Canada in th...

Resources for Good: $75,000 Donated to Support Canadian Communities

Resources for Good: $75,000 Donated to Support Canadian Communities

Canada’s natural resources sector provides support to communities through donations and other contributions that make a huge difference in the lives of many Canadian families. These acts of generosity often go without the recognition they deserve. In part four of our Resources...

3 Important Lessons Learned from the Keystone XL Pipeline

3 Important Lessons Learned from the Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Under Construction Keystone XL (KXL) is now officially dead, and that's just too bad. After more than 15 years since first being proposed – a time over which global oil demand has risen by more than 10 million barrels per day (bpd) – TC Energy, the pipeline’s owne...

A Majority of Indigenous Peoples in Canada Support Resource Development: POLL

A Majority of Indigenous Peoples in Canada Support Resource Development: POLL

Courtesy of IRN A poll conducted on behalf of the Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) has found that a majority of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples living in rural areas or on reserves across Canada support natural resource development. According to the poll, 65% of the 5...

Global Oil Demand to Return Sooner Than Thought: IEA

Global Oil Demand to Return Sooner Than Thought: IEA

Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), says that his organization expects oil and gas demand to return to “pre-crisis” levels sooner than first anticipated. The IEA’s revelations come not even a month after it said that no new investment is n...

Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

SAGD Project - Cenovus Energy Five companies which together account for about 90 per cent of Canada’s oil sands production have announced an unprecedented alliance to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative aims ...

A Closer Look at the IEA's Pathway to Net-Zero by 2050

A Closer Look at the IEA's Pathway to Net-Zero by 2050

Key Points • The IEA's Net-Zero to 2050 scenario requires massive changes to the global energy infrastructure system and record-setting deployments of renewables and EVs • Current actions by governments in parts of the world will make it extremely difficult for the IEA's scen...