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3 Environmentally Friendly Practices Happening in Canada, Right Now

3 Environmentally Friendly Practices Happening in Canada, Right Now

As we strive to find sustainable solutions to various problems such as climate change, both people and companies across Canada are finding new ways to become as environmentally friendly as possible. Here’s a handful of environmentally friendly practices happening right now in ...

50+ Tweets Showing Canada’s Environmental Leadership

50+ Tweets Showing Canada’s Environmental Leadership

Canada’s environmental leadership often flies under the radar, and to tell you the truth, it's mind boggling trying to understand why. Media organizations, environmental non-profits, special interest groups and Canadians from coast-to-coast should all be celebrating the world-...

Canada’s Oil Sands Sector is an ESG Leader: Report

Canada’s Oil Sands Sector is an ESG Leader: Report

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 c...

Canada Ranks 6th on the Global Peace Index 2020

Canada Ranks 6th on the Global Peace Index 2020

Canada has once again been ranked as one of the most peaceful nations of the world! The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) placed Canada 6th out of 163 countries on its 14th edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI). Way to go Canada! The GPI covers 99.7 per cent of the wor...

Canada Ranks 12th on OECD Environmental Performance Index 2020

Canada Ranks 12th on OECD Environmental Performance Index 2020

Some good news! The Fraser Institute’s annual environmental performance index has ranked Canada 12th out of 33 high-income OECD countries! Called the Environmental Ranking for Canada and the OECD - 2nd Edition, Canada dropped from 10th place to 12th versus its 2018 counterpart...

Nuclear Power in Canada: 20 Interesting Facts

Nuclear Power in Canada: 20 Interesting Facts

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. ...

Saskatchewan Carbon Capture Facility (CCS) Reaches 3 Millionth Milestone

Saskatchewan Carbon Capture Facility (CCS) Reaches 3 Millionth Milestone

In early November of 2019, the Boundary Dam 3 Power Station’s Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility in Saskatchewan captured its 3 millionth tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) since it began operation in 2014. This is an incredible milestone considering that the amount of carbo...

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's third largest recoverable oil reserves? Most of Canada's oil is found in the oil sands in the western province of Alberta. Did you also know that the companies operating in oil sands are required to adhere to some of the strictes...

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was: Total active footprint – 95,301.5 hectares Ready for reclamation – 376.5 hectares Soils placed (terrestrial & wetlands &...

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like? That's a good question, and an important one to show and answer considering that Canada’s oil sands has been the number one target of many special interest and environmental groups looking to de-market Canadian oil by preventing it f...