Canada’s oil sands sector is producing some of the most ethical and environmentally sustainable oil barrels in the world, according to The 400 Billion Barrel Opportunity for Friendly Oil, and Canada’s Evolving Role by BMO Capital Markets.
The report starkly contrasts several claims by opponents of the oil sands sector who often rely on outdated data, deliberate omissions and at times blatant misinformation to create a negative perception of the industry.Read more
Did you know that Canada currently gets about 82% of its electricity demand from non-emission sources? Around 60% of generation is accounted for by hydro, while nuclear power in Canada generates about 15%, respectively. A remaining 7% is made up by other non-hydro renewables.
In other words, nuclear power is a critical part of our country’s energy mix. Not many are that familiar with Canada’s nuclear energy industry, which accounted for about 4% of global nuclear power production in 2018 (ranked 6th) in a country that has roughly 0.5% of the world’s population.
Here’s 20 interesting facts on nuclear power in Canada that should bring you up to speed on one of the most important sources of electricity in our country. Also see:Read more
Did you know that Canada is a world leader on climate action and has been for many years? It comes from the top down in our country, with all levels of government putting a major effort into reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through initiatives like building Canadian renewable energy infrastructure, investing in clean technologies and spending billions on environmental protection.
Canada’s stringent and ever-evolving environmental regulatory framework has pushed industry across the country to invest its own time and resources to reduce emissions. Today, switching to renewable power generation is one of the most common ways individual companies are reducing GHGs on their own initiative.Read more