Canada Ranks 14th on World Press Freedom Index 2024

Key Points • Canada has placed 14th of 180 countries on the World Press Freedom Index 2024 • Of the world's top oil and natural gas exporters, we rank at the top of the list • Canada's place on social- and governance-related indices like this means we should be a go-to supplier for natural resour...


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

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 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 ...


Canada’s Falling Productivity Eroding Living Standards, Attracting Private Ca...

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 The National Bank of Canada’s (NBF) financial division has released a report highlighting concerns about the country’s labour productivity and investment trends [1]. Sourced from government data, NBF shows that despite Canada posting its first labour pr...


Canada Ranks 10th on Freedom in the World 2024 Report

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Key Points • Canada ranks 10th on the annual Freedom in the World 2024 Report, among the highest of the world’s top oil and natural gas exporters • A majority of the world’s population lives in countries that are not fully “free,” while freedom worldwide...


Canada Ranks 13th on Democracy Index 2023

Key Points • Canada ranks 13th on the EIU's Democracy Index 2023, among the highest of the world's top oil and gas exporters • Democracies are better places for private investment than autocracies by all metrics • Canada is a global leader in social and governance initiatives and should be recogn...


3 Ways to Take Action for Canadian Natural Resources

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 It’s no secret that natural resources “pay the bills” in our country. Accounting for more than half of our total exports every year and supporting millions of jobs from coast to coast, the energy, forestry, mining and agriculture sectors are Canada’s br...


Canada Ranks 15th on Social Progress Index 2024

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 This year’s version of the Social Progress Index (SPI) is out, and to no surprise, Canada has once again received top marks! Placing 15th out of 170, Canada dropped from 10th in the SPI 2022 edition but still remains ahead of many of its Western counter...


Canada Ranks Top 15 on Global Innovation Index 2023

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Key Points Global innovation measured by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Canada ranks 15th on the 2023 annual index, unchanged from the year prior In individual indicators, Canada ranked the highest (4th) in the world for market soph...


21 Historical Photos of the Oil Industry in Canada

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Once upon a time in 1858, James Miller Williams, a carriage maker from Hamilton, Ontario, embarked on a quest drilling for water only to unearth a treasure far greater – a substance known as “black gold.” His surprise oil discovery marked North America’...