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...

12 Canadian Companies Listed on the Global Cleantech 100 (2019)

12 Canadian Companies Listed on the Global Cleantech 100 (2019)

Did you know that 12 out of 100 companies on the Global Cleantech 100 are Canadian firms? Amazing, isn’t it!? We would say so! When it comes to clean technology and innovation, this demonstrates that Canada is a world leader! What is the Global Cleantech 100? The Global Clean...

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Oil production in Alberta has increased alongside rising global oil demand. Canada’s provincial economic powerhouse produced 238,000 more barrels per day in the first 8 months of 2018 than it did over the same time frame the year before. Extraction is also on the rise. Since 2...

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

A lot of people wonder just how much greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are created by mid-stream components such as pipelines. In Canada, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) sheds some light on this topic. According to the latest data from 2014, you might be amazed at...

Canada is a Leader in Renewable Energy Production

Canada is a Leader in Renewable Energy Production

Canada is a world leader when it comes to renewable energy investment and production. It’s not something that you hear about often in Canada, but it’s an important message to get out to the national and international communities. Check out these 12 quick facts about Canada and...

Canada’s GHG Emissions & Energy Use: Industries & Households (2016)

Canada’s GHG Emissions & Energy Use: Industries & Households (2016)

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) have been a topic of hot debate in Canada as of late, especially when it comes to new pipelines and carbon taxes. To shed some light on energy use and GHG emissions in Canada, we delved into recent articles released on The Daily at Statistics Ca...