What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

Oil, natural gas, minerals, softwood lumber, water... you name it, chances are Canada has it. After all, it is the second largest country in the world with an incredibly diverse array of landscapes and geology from coast-to-coast. In Canada, natural resources such as oil, pota...

Forestry in Alberta: By the Numbers

Forestry in Alberta: By the Numbers

When you think of Alberta’s forestry sector, the high treed slopes of the Rocky Mountains and the low-lying prairies likely come to mind. Wait, why the prairies though? Surely not many Canadians think about forestry in Alberta as a prominent provincial industry? That makes sen...

15+ Facts to Know About Canada’s Forestry Secto

15+ Facts to Know About Canada’s Forestry Sector

Canada's natural resource industries (mining and minerals, forestry, energy) are the backbone of its prosperity. The forestry sector alone accounts for a considerable amount of the national gross domestic product (1.6%) and mass employment across the country (over 230,000 jobs...

Canada's Forest Industry: By the Numbers (35+ Facts)

Canada's Forest Industry: By the Numbers (35+ Facts)

Canada's a nation that's rich in natural resources. From minerals to petroleum to lumber, the natural resource sector is the backbone of prosperity in Canada, contributing about 20% to the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) every year. More specifically, the forest industry...