What Does the Oil Sands Look Like? You'd Be Surprised...

What Does the Oil Sands Look Like? You'd Be Surprised...

So, what does the oil sands in Canada look like? You'd be surprised, especially considering this vast oil reserve is often incorrectly referred to as the "tar sands," and the photos we usually see in media nowadays are those of open mines. But just a small percent of the oil s...

Do First Nations Support Coastal GasLink & BC LNG?

Do First Nations Support Coastal GasLink & BC LNG?

The answer is yes! All 20 First Nations along the Coastal GasLink pipeline route have signed benefit agreements with TransCanada. Furthermore, a majority of First Nations in northern British Columbia support both the Coastal GasLink and LNG Canada projects. $40 Billion LNG Ca...

We Need Your Support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion!

We Need Your Support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion!

In 2013, the National Energy Board (NEB) of Canada approved Kinder Morgan’s proposal to twin the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline. Since then, what has transpired is a fiasco that has led to delay after delay, time and time again. Lots of uncertainty over government policies a...

Pipelines vs. Rail: Which Method is Safer for Transporting Oil?

Pipelines vs. Rail: Which Method is Safer for Transporting Oil?

Over the past decade the failure of various levels of Canadian governments to get pipelines built has ignited debate on a very important question: Which is a safer means to transport oil to market? Is it pipelines, or trains / rail cars via railways? This question arises from ...

Canada Ranks 14th on Social Progress Index Ranking (2018)

Canada Ranks 14th on Social Progress Index Ranking (2018)

Did you know that Canada ranked 14th on the 2018 Social Progress Index (SPI), with a score of 88.62 out of 100? That’s the highest out of the top 10 countries with the world’s largest proven oil reserves! Here are the rankings for these nations. While looking at the index res...

Canada Needs the Energy East Pipeline!

Canada Needs the Energy East Pipeline!

Did you know that despite being a major world producer and exporter of crude oil, Canada also imports oil from abro­ad, most of which enters eastern Canada? This is mainly because there has been insufficient infrastructure built to connect Western Canadian oil supplies to east...

20+ Quotes Showing Canada’s Competitiveness Problem

20+ Quotes Showing Canada’s Competitiveness Problem

Canada’s competitiveness on a global scale is becoming a bigger concern as the months go by for organizations, CEOs and industry leaders across the board. Some people may say that these quotes are simply anecdotal and as a result shouldn’t be concerning. But given the multitud...

3 Reasons Why BC LNG Matters to First Nations

3 Reasons Why BC LNG Matters to First Nations

The approval of the $40 billion liquefied natural gas project in Northern British Columbia is a huge win for the First Nations who find their communities along the associated up-and-coming pipelines and export terminal. This mega-project means jobs, careers, business opportuni...

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Oil production in Alberta has increased alongside rising global oil demand. Canada’s provincial economic powerhouse produced 238,000 more barrels per day in the first 8 months of 2018 than it did over the same time frame the year before. Extraction is also on the rise. Since 2...

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

A lot of people wonder just how much greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are created by mid-stream components such as pipelines. In Canada, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) sheds some light on this topic. According to the latest data from 2014, you might be amazed at...