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 a critical role in p...


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 – on the Canadian econ...


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 exactly why the natur...


11 Images of Canadian Natural Resources Generated by Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been all the hype lately. The dawn of AI-generated images on the internet has many people wondering if some photos they now see online are real. It is true; some AI images are so realistic that it is hard, if not sometimes impossible to tell the difference. When ...


What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

Updated June 2023 Crude oil, natural gas, minerals, metals, lumber, seafood, wind, 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 resource...


What Natural Resources Does Nova Scotia Have in Abundance?

Despite being a smaller province, Nova Scotia plays a significant role in Canada’s economy and global resource markets. Known for its rugged coastlines and picturesque landscapes, Nova Scotia possesses a wide array of natural resources including food, fish, energy, minerals, wood and more that i...


How Much Freshwater Does Canada Have?

Niagara Falls, Ontario Water is a valuable and necessary resource for all living things. And Canadians are lucky to have heaps of it – about 7 per cent of the world’s “renewable” freshwater supply, with just half a per cent of the global population. Canada is well known for its natural beauty an...


We Asked Artificial Intelligence 10 Questions about Canada's Natural Resource...

People everywhere are asking artificial intelligence (AI) all sorts of questions, making us very curious about what a discussion with AI on Canada's natural resources might look like. So, we jumped on the bandwagon and asked Chat GPT 4 questions about Canada’s natural resource sectors, and must...


The Growing Disconnect Between Protest Movements and Natural Resources

"Let's leave fossil fuels in the ground." I don't know how often I've seen someone say this online and in real life. Quite frankly, this phrase - and others like it - show the growing disconnect between protest movements and the natural resources that underpin our contemporary lifestyle. Where d...


100+ Petroleum Products Used in Outdoor Leisure & Recreation

How does petroleum make outdoor leisure and recreation possible? It’s a good question, and one that we should all consider as many of us make trips out to the great outdoors for activities and events. Whether hiking in the beautiful forests of British Columbia or sailing along the stunning coast...