$1 Trillion & 151,000 Jobs: Potential Economic Cost of Canada’s Oil & Gas Emissions Cap

$1 Trillion & 151,000 Jobs: Potential Economic Cost of Canada’s Oil & Gas Emissions Cap

Alberta’s economic analysis of Canada's up-and-coming oil and natural gas emissions/production cap is raising alarm bells to the tune of $1 trillion. Yes, that’s right. And the adverse economic consequences of the unnecessary policy – coming amid a time when global oil and ga...

British Columbia's $800 Billion Critical Minerals Opportunity

British Columbia's $800 Billion Critical Minerals Opportunity

British Columbia’s vast wealth of mineral and metal resources, if further developed, could create thousands of jobs, generate billions in tax revenues, and see a long-term economic boost of nearly $800 billion, according to a new study by the Mining Association of British Col...

Fossil Fuels Should Absolutely Be Funding Canadian Universities

Fossil Fuels Should Absolutely Be Funding Canadian Universities

In Canada, it’s no secret our universities are primarily funded by government and tuition but also find themselves the recipients of donations – sometimes one-off or long-term commitments – from private sector sources. It’s also no secret our post-secondary institutions play ...

How Natural Resources Fuel the Canadian Economy: 15 Facts

How Natural Resources Fuel the Canadian Economy: 15 Facts

Natural resources are to Canada as water is to a river; they are pivotal to our nation’s flow and vitality, driving economic currents and nurturing ecosystems of commerce and community. The economic impact of our resource industries – energy, mining, forestry, agriculture – ...

20 Quotes on Why Canada's Oil & Gas Emissions Cap Doesn't Make Sense

20 Quotes on Why Canada's Oil & Gas Emissions Cap Doesn't Make Sense

Canada's announcement of an emissions cap on its wealth-generating oil and gas sector is receiving significant criticism from leaders nationwide. Layered onto many other emission-reducing regulations, the general consensus is that the cap will: Reduce Canadian oil and natura...

Canadians Increasingly See Oil & Natural Gas Sector as Critical to Economy: POLL

Canadians Increasingly See Oil & Natural Gas Sector as Critical to Economy: POLL

A growing number of Canadians see the oil and natural gas sector as a significant wealth-generating industry critical to the economy, according to a new Nanos Poll for the University of Ottawa [1]. Respondents were asked to rate the importance of oil and natural gas to Canada...

Oil & Natural Gas Must Be Included in Federal Government’s Indigenous Resource Loan Plan

Oil & Natural Gas Must Be Included in Federal Government’s Indigenous Resource Loan Plan

The federal government has said it will lend capital to Indigenous communities through the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) to purchase equity shares in infrastructure projects. However, the CIB is only mandated by Ottawa to invest in broadband, renewable electricity, green i...

Oil Sands to Generate USD $420 Billion for Canadian Governments from 2023-2050: REPORT

Oil Sands to Generate USD $420 Billion for Canadian Governments from 2023-2050: REPORT

Just how much do the oil sands contribute to Canada’s prosperity? A new report by the Canadian Energy Centre sheds light on the massive revenues the oil sands sector – accounting for roughly two-thirds of the country’s oil output – generates for governments. Based on data fro...

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

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

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 recent statistics showing e...

The Oil & Gas Emissions Cap is a Cap on Canadian and Indigenous Prosperity

The Oil & Gas Emissions Cap is a Cap on Canadian and Indigenous Prosperity

Key Points Capping oil and gas emissions likely means a cap on production, resulting in: • Significantly reduced government revenues, funds used to pay for public programs, infrastructure and jobs • New barriers to Indigenous economic reconciliation via responsible resource de...