60+ Essential Wood Products Made Possible by Canadian Forestry

60+ Essential Wood Products Made Possible by Canadian Forestry

Forests are where Canadians love to live, work and play. Covering ~40% of Canada's land, forests have become deeply ingrained into the everyday lives of millions of Canadians. It makes sense; approximately 23 million of us live in or near forests, about two-thirds of Canada's...

Why You Should Support Canadian Canola Farmers

Why You Should Support Canadian Canola Farmers

Bright yellow canola fields are an iconic summer scene experienced by locals and tourists alike in Western Canada. But what not many people know is that the canola plant is so much more than part of the beautiful scenery the prairie provinces are known for – it was made right...

How Are Natural Resources Used in the Transportation Sector?

How Are Natural Resources Used in the Transportation Sector?

Bikes, trains, family cars, buses, trucks, planes, and ships are all types of transportation that are deeply ingrained into our daily lives. To get from point A to B to C and back again, we require safe and reliable methods of transport, all of which utilize huge amounts of n...

Resources for Good: $2.5 Million Donated to Grand Prairie Initiatives

Resources for Good: $2.5 Million Donated to Grand Prairie Initiatives

Canada's natural resources sector benefits Canadians in many different ways. Some examples include economic contributions to government revenues and jobs but also through donations to communities that often go unnoticed. As well, volunteer commitments and other community supp...

5 Reasons to Celebrate Canada on Earth Day

5 Reasons to Celebrate Canada on Earth Day 2022

Earth Day is an important day for mother nature and the planet we call home! As we work towards making the world a cleaner, better place through new innovation, clean technology and environmental protection, it’s critical that we step back and acknowledge Canada’s record on a...

Farming in Manitoba: 27 Facts

Farming in Manitoba: 27 Facts

Farming in Manitoba has a proud and longstanding history. For several centuries before the arrival of the Selkirk settlers, agriculture was practiced by Indigenous Peoples across the province's soil-rich landscapes. Today, Manitoba is a global leader in sustainable agricultur...

Energy Security Must Not Be Forgotten in the Transition to Net Zero: PAPER

Energy Security Must Not Be Forgotten in the Transition to Net Zero: PAPER

The energy transition to a lower-carbon future is a serious and reasonable goal, but energy security – and the recent geopolitical events highlighting its importance – must not be forgotten in the process, according to a new white paper by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. Wri...

Carbon Capture is a Major Opportunity for Canadians: REPORT

Carbon Capture is a Major Opportunity for Canadians: REPORT

The build-out of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technology can help transform Canada's oil and gas sector into one of the lowest greenhouse gas (GHG) emission feedstocks in the world, according to a new report by CIBC Capital Markets. CIBC estimates that compl...

Giving Our Resource Sector the Respect It Deserves - Newsletter: April 2022

Giving Our Resource Sector the Respect It Deserves - Newsletter: April 2022

Dear Visitor, Ongoing fertilizer shortages, food insecurity and energy shortages have highlighted the need for more of Canada’s responsibly produced natural resources.  It’s essential that Canadians digest the reality that this is not a temporary situation. Access to natural ...

9 Questions with Mayor Ron Reed of Rocanville, Saskatchewan

9 Questions with Mayor Ron Reed of Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Q1 - Ron, you are the Mayor of Rocanville, a small town in Saskatchewan known for the largest oil can in the world, crop circles and most importantly, home to one of the largest potash reserves in Canada. How important is potash for your community? Potash is very important to...