Oil Sands Reclamation in Canada: 22 Facts

Canada’s oil sands have long been in the limelight but for all the wrong reasons. For example, not many people know about the oil sands’ world-class reclamation requirements that, in some instances, have seen open-pit mines transform into grazing pastures where now over 300 bison live and roam. ...


Carbon Capture in Canada's Energy Sector is a Model for the World

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in the deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) -- so much in fact, that our sector is an ideal model for the world?! Canada's four existing projects account for 15 per cent of major global facilities, with a combined capacity to ca...


Canada Has Set the Bar High for Climate Action. Let’s Recognize That Fact.

For the first time in Canada, every major political party campaigning during last September’s federal election proposed a climate action platform. That fact alone is a strong indication of just how important climate is for most Canadians in 2021. You would be hard-pressed to find similar pledges...


Did You Know? Canada is a Global Leader in Renewable Energy!

Did you know that Canada is a global leader in producing renewable energy such as hydro, wind and biofuels!? And it's all made possible by the abundance of resources found within the vast and diverse landscapes across our country!? Canada is fortunate to have a vast endowment of natural resource...


Advancing Cleantech in the Oil Sands: COSIA's 100 Research Projects

Oilsands SAGD Operation If these 100 research reports highlighting Canadian oilsands producers' efforts to reduce environmental impacts aren't indicative of why Canada should be a global oil and gas supplier of choice, then we aren't sure what is. Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) h...


Canada’s ‘Just Transition’ Must Not Abandon Oil & Gas Workers

Key Points • Canada’s oil and gas sector creates immense wealth and prosperity for our country; we must not overlook that or let go of it prematurely given the global context of future energy demand • Canadian oil and gas workers and the communities that overwhelmingly rely on the sector cannot b...


Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

SAGD Project - Cenovus Energy Five companies which together account for about 90 per cent of Canada’s oil sands production have announced an unprecedented alliance to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative aims to help Canada meet ...


Canada’s Mining Industry Should Capitalize on the Push for More EVs

Key Points • Canada, with its vast natural resource reserves, is well-positioned to supply nickel, copper, and other essential components used in the production of electric vehicles (EVs) • Canada's extractive mining sector contributes immensely to our economy; when our natural resources sector i...


Alberta Carbon Trunk Line Reaches 1 Millionth Milestone

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) has reached a major milestone with 1 million tonnes of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) in its first 9 months of operation. The $1.2 billion, 240-kilometre (km) long pipeline system came onlin...