Majority of Canadians See Oil & Natural Gas as Important to Current Economy: ...

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 A series of polls done by Nanos Research and commissioned by the University of Ottawa since November 2020 show that a large majority of Canadians see oil and natural gas as critical to the current economy [1][4]. According to the latest poll conducted i...


6 Reasons Why the Natural Resources Sector is Critical for Canadian Prosperity

This blog has been edited due to Bill C-59 Just how important is Canada’s natural resource sector to the prosperity of Canadians? Very, very important, to say the least, even for those who may not work in the sector directly (see more below). But don’t take our word for it. Here are several rece...


Energy Sector to Generate $112 Billion for Canadian Governments in 2022-2023:...

A new report by RBC Capital Markets estimates a significant financial windfall for Canadian governments through our local oil and gas industry in an era of now-higher commodity prices and improved profitability.


More Canadian Oil Is Good for Our Families

As the world's third-largest reserve holder and fourth-largest producer and exporter, Canada's reliance on foreign oil is shockingly significant. Between 1988 and 2020, Canada imported approximately $488 billion of foreign oil. According to Statistics Canada, we've imported over $23 billion from...


Putting Billions of Dollars from Canadian Natural Resources into Perspective

Canadians often hear about the billions of dollars that natural resources contribute to our economy, but can any of us really understand how much money that is? When you hear about Canada’s natural resource sectors – energy, mining, forestry, agriculture – and the tens of billions of dollars the...


Canada Needs a Resource Recovery in 2021 and Beyond

Last year was for the record books, and not in a good way. Canada – and most of the world, for that matter – grappled with the fallout from COVID-19 in varying degrees since the beginning of 2020. Such a year can only be described as catastrophic for millions of Canadians from coast-to-coast. Wi...


Is There Global Demand for Canadian Oil in 2021 and Beyond?

Key Points • Recent purchases by major refiners point towards strong global demand for Canadian oil now and in the future. • There is tremendous global demand for Canadian oil. Alaska, Texas, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Angola, Nigeria, Denmark, Norway, the U.K., Russia, Iran, I...


MYTH: The Oil Industry is Dead in 2020

Key Points • Is the oil industry really “dead” as some are saying? Explores the suggestion by Canadian political leaders Elizabeth May and Yves-François Blanchet earlier last week.• Several facts from pre, during and post coronavirus that point towards continued growth in global demand for oil fo...


What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

Did you know that 4 of Ontario’s oil refineries make up about 20 per cent of Canada’s total refining capacity, and that about 80 per cent of their feedstock comes from the western part of the country? When it comes to refinery output and the economy, the larger the numbers, the better the economi...