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How Much Freshwater Does Canada Have?

Niagara Falls, Ontario This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Water is a valuable and necessary resource for all living things. And Canadians are lucky to have heaps of it – about 7 per cent of the world’s “renewable” freshwater supply, with just half a per cent of the global population. Can...


A Day in the Life of an Oil Sands Equipment Operator

Have you ever wondered what a day working in Canada’s oil sands might be like as a Heavy Equipment Operator? As a female Indigenous oil sands employee, I would love to share with you my experience working in this world-class industry! Also see: Canada's 'Just Transition' Policy Must Recognize O...


Renewable Energy in Saskatchewan: 19 Facts

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Did you know that Saskatchewan has the highest solar potential of all the Canadian provinces? As a result, Canada's prairie province is well-positioned to be a key player in our nation's renewable energy future. Hydroelectricity is currently the provinc...


Why Canada Should Follow in Norway's 'Energy' Footsteps: REPORT

Should Canada follow Norway's model for the green transition? Despite both countries taking significant actions towards a greener future while also being major oil and natural gas exporters, a new report by the National Bank of Canada sheds some light on their differences and the challenges we f...


Canada Must Do More on Global Mining Stage: EXNER-PIROT

Is the world mining enough minerals and metals to support a full transformation of our energy systems from fossil fuels to renewables? Is China still the dominant player in the critical materials used in modern energy technologies such as wind, solar and EVs, and if so, what implications does th...


Renewable Energy in Atlantic Canada: 18 Facts

Did you know that over 67 per cent of energy in Canada's Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador and Prince Edward Island) is generated via hydropower? Situated along the Atlantic Ocean and home to several freshwater systems, it only makes sense for Canada's c...


Renewable Energy in Manitoba: 15 Facts

Did you know that Manitoba is a renewable energy powerhouse? Located on the brim of Western Canada, Manitoba’s vast wealth of freshwater lakes, rivers and streams has allowed the province to develop vast hydropower capacity over the years. Today, Manitoba gets nearly all of its electricity needs...


Renewable Energy in Canada: 33 Facts

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Did you know that Canada is a global leader in renewable energy? As the second-largest country in the world, Canada's diverse geography has substantial renewable resources such as moving water, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and coastal tides that can...


How Haisla Nation's Cedar LNG Project is a New Dawn for Indigenous Peoples

Rendering of Cedar LNG Who formed the partnership between Haisla Nation and Cedar LNG, and why? Who benefits from this project? Is there First Nations support for this project, and if so, what can we learn from it?


Indigenous Leaders Call On G7 Nations to Support LNG Development in Canada: V...

Representatives from Energy for a Secure Future and Indigenous leaders were in Ottawa calling on Canada and the rest of the G7 nations to advance collaboration on the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities in British Columbia. The news conference comes ahead of the next G7 ...


Forestry Sector in Canada: 55 Facts

Updated April 2023 Canada's forest industry is an important part of our nation's prosperity, creating jobs and economic opportunities in hundreds of communities across the country. In 2021, for example, the sector directly employed nearly 206,000 people while generating $34.8 billion of economic...


Forestry in Ontario: 20 Facts

Did you know forests cover 66% of Ontario's land surface area? It's no wonder the forest sector is an integral part of the province's economy, contributing $4.3 billion to Ontario's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020.   Providing nearly 149,000 jobs, the forest sector generated $18 billion in ...