Why a Line 5 Shutdown Just Doesn’t Make Sense

Why a Line 5 Shutdown Just Doesn’t Make Sense

Straits of Mackinac, Michigan Just months after President Joe Biden axed the Keystone XL project, the future of another pipeline transporting Canadian oil is hanging in the balance. Now it is the possible shutdown of Line 5 dominating media headlines, a pipeline which has deli...

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - Mar. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - Mar. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Yvon Laprise, an advocate in support of the LNG project in Saguenay, Quebec who is passionate about fishing, snowmobiling, camping and the great outdoors. ...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose Both! (Part 2 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose Both! (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed why Canadians shouldn’t have to choose between strong, meaningful climate action and the global leadership the Canadian energy sector has shown at every stage in the production and distribution of our oil and gas. I explained that, throug...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 1 of 3)

Some Canadians have been told they have to support either climate action or Canada’s oil and gas sector – but not both. Others are more interested in assessing available information in an open-minded way, and then making a reasonable judgment based on what they’ve learned. It...

Supporter Spotlight: Delmoy Daley - Oct. 2020

Supporter Spotlight: Delmoy Daley - Oct. 2020

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s natural resource sector. Our spotlight this month is on Delmoy Daley, a Petroleum Engineering Technology graduate from SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) with a passion for music and musical thea...

Canadian Industries with the Highest Labour Productivity

Canadian Industries with the Highest Labour Productivity

Which industries have the highest labour productivity in Canada, and why does it matter? Labour productivity measures the hourly output of a nation’s economy, or the contribution to the economy per hour of labour put in. As a function of capital intensity, labour force quality...

What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

Oil, natural gas, minerals, 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, potash, urani...

POLL: Most Canadians Support Assistance for Oil and Gas Sector Amid Coronavirus Emergency

POLL: Most Canadians Support Assistance for Oil and Gas Sector Amid Coronavirus Emergency

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and OPEC+ price war, there’s no sector in Canada being hit harder than oil and gas. Thankfully the federal government has promised to provide aid to the beleaguered industry during this challenging time. And, great news is that people from coast-to-...

WATCH: Wet’suwet’en Matriarch Says They Did Not Give Permission to Protest

WATCH: Wet’suwet’en Matriarch Says They Did Not Give Permission to Protest

Rita George is a Wet’suwet’en Matriarch and hereditary sub chief who today is speaking out against the so called “solidarity” protests happening across Canada under her nation’s name. As an 80 year old in the Gidimt’en Clan (Bear Clan), she helped translate a seminal Supreme C...

WATCH: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Says Her Nation Supports Pipeline

WATCH: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Says Her Nation Supports Pipeline

Are all Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs against the Coastal GasLink pipeline? According to several sources, only 5 of 13 are opposed, leaving a handful of others who are proponents to the project out of the conversation. Helen Michelle has been a Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chief w...