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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 scenario to come to frui...


British Columbia Forestry Pledge: An Introduction

To say Canada’s forests are vast is an understatement. According to the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers, the nation’s forests cover 347 million hectares of land and account for nearly nine per cent of the world’s total forested area. Canada is also the third-most forested country by area. W...


Resources for Good: $10 Million Donated to ER at St. Paul's Hospital

Canada’s natural resources sector plays a huge role in generating public revenues that go towards healthcare, education, and other social programs Canadians rely on every day. And it seems that not many people are aware of the sector’s substantial donations, volunteerships, and other supports it ...


Putting Billions of Dollars from Canadian Natural Resources into Perspective

Canadians often hear about the billions of dollars that natural resources contribute to our economy, but can any of us really understand how much money that is? When you hear about Canada’s natural resource sectors – energy, mining, forestry, agriculture – and the tens of billions of dollars the...


Who Said Indigenous Peoples Don’t Work in the Energy Sector?

Indigenous People do work in the energy sector, just like me! Whoever said we didn’t, or that we don’t support the oil and gas industry is not being honest about the will of the majority of Indigenous Peoples in Western Canada who support responsible and inclusive natural resource development in...


Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion: By the Numbers

Pipelines currently making their way into news headlines such as Line 5 and Keystone XL should have us all concerned about the completion of existing projects currently underway in Canada. The Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) is one of these said projects; it’s critical for our nation that we not ...


Canadian Resource Companies Helping STARS Ambulance Stay in the Sky

STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society) is a life saver. Over the past few decades, the non-profit air ambulance organization has largely been funded by donations from individuals, businesses and other donors, supporting its continued service in transporting critically ill and injured patients f...


Oil Sands Sector Spent $2.4 Billion With Indigenous Businesses in 2019

Oil sands producers spent more in 2019 than the previous two years on the procurement of goods and services from Indigenous suppliers says a recent survey by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Just under $2.4 billion was spent on procurement from Indigenous businesses in 2019, up b...


Keystone XL Cancellation is Like Hitting a Brick Wall, Again

Doesn’t it feel like we are hitting a brick wall every time we try to help our desperate economy? Whether it’s COVID-19 or just bad government policies all together, Canadians seem to be going one step forward and then two steps back for economic recovery. I’ve read in the news that some people ...


Resources for Good: $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Canada’s natural resource sector is an integral part of our national economy, supporting nearly two million jobs and generating tens of billions of dollars in government revenues each year. But often overlooked about the natural resources sector is the fact that these companies have a huge part t...


Why Does the World Need More Canadian Oil?

Key Points • Oil demand is projected to peak in anywhere between 2020 and 2041, although most estimates place this event at the end of the 2030s • Trillions of dollars of investment is required into the oil industry over the next two decades to keep up with global demand and prevent a supply cris...


Global Oil & Gas Pipeline Projects in 2021 & Beyond

Key Points • tens of thousands of kilometres of new oil and gas pipelines are proposed or under construction around the world • planned oil and gas pipeline construction decreased by 17 per cent due to COVID-19, projects that were almost entirely located in Western democratic countries • Canada i...