WIN $500! - Nominate a Natural Resource Worker in Manitoba Contest - NCI FM

WIN $500! - Nominate a Natural Resource Worker in Manitoba Contest - NCI FM

*CONTEST ALERT* WIN $500 - Nominate a Natural Resource Worker Canada Action and NCI FM Spirit of Manitoba Radio are partnering up to give away a total of $500 worth of prizes as part of the Nominate a Natural Resource Worker in Manitoba Contest, happening now from March 29th t...

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - April 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Gina Pappano - April 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector.  Our spotlight this month is Gina Pappano, an Executive Director at Invest Now who is passionate about her family.  Click here to read her story. Canada Action: Gina, thank you so muc...

Why a Line 5 Shutdown Just Doesn’t Make Sense

Why a Line 5 Shutdown Just Doesn’t Make Sense

Straits of Mackinac, Michigan Just months after President Joe Biden axed the Keystone XL project, the future of another pipeline transporting Canadian oil is hanging in the balance. Now it is the possible shutdown of Line 5 dominating media headlines, a pipeline which has deli...

Indigenous Peoples in Canada Can Speak for Themselves

Indigenous Peoples in Canada Can Speak for Themselves

If only you would listen, you’d hear Indigenous People trying to assert our needs. Some people say we should forget our past and move forward to the future. Well, we are trying to move forward. At times, some Indigenous People feel the need to get loud and vocal so that we ca...

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - Mar. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - Mar. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Yvon Laprise, an advocate in support of the LNG project in Saguenay, Quebec who is passionate about fishing, snowmobiling, camping and the great outdoors. ...

Bridging the Gap Towards the Middle Ground in a Diverse Society

Bridging the Gap Towards the Middle Ground in a Diverse Society

Our society is seeing more population growth, social progress and technological advancement than ever before, but at the same time we’re also seeing polarization reach new heights between community residents, work colleagues and in some cases even our own family members. How ...

Canadian Resource Companies Helping STARS Ambulance Stay in the Sky

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 an...

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Carl Sweet, a forestry supply chain worker from Campbell River, BC. He is passionate about the outdoors, skiing, fishing and enjoying the environment. Cana...

Resources for Good (Part 2): $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Resources for Good (Part 2): $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 companie...

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

Looking for work in hard times isn’t easy, but there are always reasons for hope Estella Petersen, Indigenous Heavy Equipment Operator in Canada's Oil SandsI’m filled with optimism when the New Year approaches. There’s so many possibilities, and one more year of living on thi...