Federal Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program is a Win for Canada and First Nations

By now, most Canadians have heard about the latest federal budget which includes an Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program that doesn’t discriminate between industries. This is great news, as word on the street was that the budget would not include loans to Indigenous groups for oil and natural gas p...


Canada Ranks 2nd on Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2024

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Key Points • Canada ranks 2nd on the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2024 with 13 companies on the list, behind the U.S. (41) but ahead of the UK (9), Germany (9), France (4) and Australia (3) • 13 out of 100 companies listed on the GCII 2024 were Cana...


What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Crude oil, natural gas, minerals, metals, lumber, seafood, wind, water... you name it, chances are Canada has it. After all, it is the second-largest country in the world with an incredibly diverse array of landscapes and geology from coast to coast. In...


The World Without Canada: Watch This Documentary!

Have you seen The World Without Canada on your streaming service or cable television? If not, we suggest you put it on your watch list!  


3 Ways Natural Resources Make the Winter Holidays Possible for Canadians

From everyone at Canada Action, we want to welcome you to 2022! We couldn't be more excited to carry our passion, advocacy and education on the importance of Canada's resource industries into the new year. We want to take some time to reflect on the crucial variety of natural resources that carr...


Resources for Good: $1.45 Million Donated to 10 Hospital Foundations

Canada’s natural resources sector provides support to Canadian communities through donations and other contributions that often go without the public recognition that they deserve. In part five of our Resources for Good series, we feature three more recent examples of how the natural resources se...


A Majority of Indigenous Peoples in Canada Support Resource Development: POLL

Courtesy of IRN A poll conducted on behalf of the Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) has found that a majority of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples living in rural areas or on reserves across Canada support natural resource development. According to the poll, 65% of the 549 self-identified I...


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...


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...


Canada Needs a Resource Recovery in 2021 and Beyond

Last year was for the record books, and not in a good way. Canada – and most of the world, for that matter – grappled with the fallout from COVID-19 in varying degrees since the beginning of 2020. Such a year can only be described as catastrophic for millions of Canadians from coast-to-coast. Wi...