CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

Just how important is oil and gas to the Canadian economy? We gave the best answer we could in a previous blog, but new studies by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) shed even more light on the topic. Two CERI reports released in July of 2019 forecast the economic c...

Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Canada is a vast country with a diverse array of industries from coast-to-coast-to-coast. As a country we are fortunate to be surrounded by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and have a thriving fishing industry in Canada because of the opportunity they provide. We have a...

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was: Total active footprint – 95,301.5 hectares Ready for reclamation – 376.5 hectares Soils placed (terrestrial & wetlands &...

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like? That's a good question, and an important one to show and answer considering that Canada’s oil sands has been the number one target of many special interest and environmental groups looking to de-market Canadian oil by preventing it f...

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Did you know that Canada is a global top 10 energy producer? It’s not just for oil and natural gas, either. We are a top 10 global producer of many other forms of energy too! Canada is lucky to have vast petroleum reserves, while also being blessed with a rich and diverse arra...

United States LNG, Petroleum Product Exports Set New Records in 18/19

United States LNG, Petroleum Product Exports Set New Records in 18/19

The United States, which just happens to be Canada’s number one competitor for oil and gas markets, has reached a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export record of 4.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in May of 2019. The country became the world’s 3rd top LNG exporter this ye...

A Message from Canada: We Are Tired of Being Pushed Around [Video]

A Message from Canada: We Are Tired of Being Pushed Around [Video]

We Canadians have a tendency to be very polite. Other than our famous “eh” saying which we tag onto the end of many sentences each day, we’re also known for being very apologetic and will say “sorry” for just about anything. It’s not such a bad reputation to have, really. Bein...

Mining Sector in Canada: 15+ Mind-Blowing Facts

Mining Sector in Canada: 15+ Mind-Blowing Facts

Canada's mining sector is an incredibly important part of our national wealth and prosperity. Accounting for more than 426,000 direct jobs in mineral extraction, smelting, fabrication and manufacturing, the industry contributed nearly $100 billion to Canada’s gross domestic p...

Agriculture Sector in Canada: By the Numbers

Agriculture Sector in Canada: By the Numbers

Canada’s agriculture sector is a major part of the lives of many Canadians and their communities across the country. Not only does the sector feed us, but it adds massive value to the economy through billions of dollars worth of sales, exports and employment each year. You’ll ...

15+ Facts to Know About Canada’s Forestry Secto

15+ Facts to Know About Canada’s Forestry Sector

Canada's natural resource industries (mining and minerals, forestry, energy) are the backbone of its prosperity. The forestry sector alone accounts for a considerable amount of the national gross domestic product (1.6%) and mass employment across the country (over 230,000 jobs...