21 Historical Photos of the Oil Industry in Canada

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’s first well, about a year before it was di...


Canada Ranks 16th on Index of Economic Freedom 2023

Canada has again received top marks among its international peers, this time on the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom 2023. Placing 16th overall out of 184 countries, Canada’s high ranking on the 29th annual version of the index is yet another friendly reminder of why our country i...


What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

Updated June 2023 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 Canada, natural resource...


How Much Freshwater Does Canada Have?

Niagara Falls, Ontario Water is a valuable and necessary resource for all living things. And Canadians are lucky to have heaps of it – about 7 per cent of the world’s “renewable” freshwater supply, with just half a per cent of the global population. Canada is well known for its natural beauty an...


Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Canada is a vast country with a diverse array of economic sectors from coast to coast to coast. As Canadians, we are extremely fortunate to be surrounded by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans – and have a thriving fishing industry in Canada because of the opportunities they provide. Canada ...


What Natural Resources Does New Brunswick Have in Abundance?

New Brunswick may not be an overly populated province in Canada, but it sure is rich in natural resources! Well known for its picturesque Atlantic coastline, nutrient-dense soil and abundance of forested land, natural resources in New Brunswick play an oversized role in providing Canadians with ...


Canada Action's Best Blogs (2022)

Canada Action has had one of the most successful years yet, reaching more people across the country than ever before with balanced, fact-based, non-partisan and honest discussions on our world-class natural resources sector. To celebrate this success, we’d like to share some of the most popular ...


Canada Action's Top LNG Tweets (2022)

Yet again, Canada Action has had another very successful year 2022, reaching more and more Canadians across the country with our balanced, fact-based and non-partisan discussions on our world-class natural resources. A large part of our content in 2022 centred around liquefied natural gas (LNG)....


Canada Action Top Facebook Posts (2022)

Canada Action had yet another incredibly successful year in 2022, reaching increasingly more Canadians across the country year-over-year with our balanced, fact-based and non-partisan discussions on our world-class natural resources. To celebrate that success, we’ve compiled a list of some of ou...


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!