Canada's Forest Industry: By the Numbers (35+ Facts)

Canada's Forest Industry: By the Numbers (35+ Facts)

Canada's a nation that's rich in natural resources. From minerals to petroleum to lumber, the natural resource sector is the backbone of prosperity in Canada, contributing about 20% to the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) every year. More specifically, the forest industry...

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

Did you know that 4 of Ontario’s oil refineries make up about 20 per cent of Canada’s total refining capacity, and that about 80 per cent of their feedstock comes from the west part of the country? When it comes to refinery output and the economy, the larger the numbers, the b...

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

There’s a smear campaign being run against the Canadian energy sector by environmental activist groups who receive a large part of their funding from non-Canadian sources. These groups do not oppose other energy exporters the way they have Canada where every single pipeline ha...

3 Major Reasons Why Bill C-69 is Bad for Canada

3 Major Reasons Why Bill C-69 is Bad for Canada

If you follow Canadian politics, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the controversial Bill C-69. This bill, along with Bill C-48, the Clean Fuel Standards (CFS) and other legislation that’s currently being introduced by the federal government may just sound the death kne...

Bill C-48 Ignores Canada’s East Coast + World Tanker Activity. Why?

Bill C-48 Ignores Canada’s East Coast + World Tanker Activity. Why?

What is Bill C-48? In short, it’s a piece of legislation that will absolutely destroy future opportunities for Canada's oil and gas industry to export oil by banning petroleum tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia. This ban extends from the northern tip of Vancouve...

10 Reasons Why the Natural Resource Sector is Important for Canada

10 Reasons Why the Natural Resource Sector is Important for Canada

Just how important is Canada’s natural resource sector to Canadians? Very, very important, to say the least, even for those who may not work in the sector directly (see more below). But don’t take our word for it… Here’s some recently released statistics from the federal gover...

75+ Quotes & Tweets: Canadians Against Bill C-48 & Bill C-69

75+ Quotes & Tweets: Canadians Against Bill C-48 & Bill C-69

Bill C-48 (west coast oil tanker moratorium) and Bill C-69 (change of review process for natural resource and infrastructure projects) have proven to be two of the most controversial bills to be introduced in parliament in recent years. Both bills have been widely scrutinized ...

What Can a Single Barrel of Oil Make?

What Can a Single Barrel of Oil Make?

Oil has been getting a lot of attention these days. That’s especially true in Canada, a country which seems to be one of the only places in the world where it’s next to impossible to build a pipeline, all the while world demand for this "black gold" continues to grow every yea...

Canada’s Natural Resources Include Plenty of Fresh Water

Canada’s Natural Resources Include Plenty of Fresh Water

Canada has a long list of different natural resources found in abundance throughout its provinces and territories. Oil, for example, is found in vast amounts in Alberta, with the world’s third largest recoverable reserves - or about 10% of the world's total share. Minerals are...

Does Ontario Benefit from Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry?

Does Ontario Benefit from Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry?

The short answer is yes! But who’s in for short answers nowadays? In today’s current climate of misinformation and fear mongering about Canada’s natural resource sector, most of which has been spread by foreign-funded “environmental” groups who only oppose Canadian energy, th...