Indigenous Energy Worker Responds to Fossil Fuel Ad. Ban Bill C-372

Indigenous Energy Worker Responds to Fossil Fuel Ad. Ban Bill C-372

Regarding the recent announcement of Bill C-372, an ill-conceived private members’ bill that aims to ban what is described as “misleading” fossil fuel advertising. Listening to the Member of Parliament speak about their bill was a challenge, as it was very degrading to Indige...

$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...

Here’s an Idea: Get Your Oil from Canada – Not the Middle East

Here’s an Idea: Get Your Oil from Canada – Not the Middle East

All the news lately about oil tankers and the Middle East makes you wonder why Canada isn’t at the forefront as a solution to increasing instability in global energy markets. Our democratic country – although not immune to uncertainty through lengthy regulatory processes and ...

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...

How Canadian Energy Matches Up to the World: 12 Graphs

How Canadian Energy Matches Up to the World: 12 Graphs

Canada Action will be among the first to say that the world needs more Canadian oil and natural gas for many reasons, one being how we stack up against competitors on various human rights and environmental metrics. Facts are facts. When it comes to responsible resource produc...

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...

21 Historical Photos of the Oil Industry in Canada

21 Historical Photos of the Oil Industry in Canada

Once upon a time in 1858, James Miller Williams, a carriage maker from Hamilton, Ontario, embarked on a quest drilling for water only to unearth a treasure far greater – a substance known as “black gold.” His surprise oil discovery marked North America’s first well, about a y...

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...

Look to Norway as Inspiration for Championing Canadian Oil & Natural Gas

Look to Norway as Inspiration for Championing Canadian Oil & Natural Gas

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store stood up for his country’s use of fossil fuels last month at Climate Week NYC 2023, refusing to commit to a "phase-out" date while saying that there is not yet any alternative for maintaining households, economies, industry, and the p...

DEBATE: The Future of Canada's Oil Sands Industry

DEBATE: The Future of Canada's Oil Sands Industry

What does the future of Canada’s oil sands look like, especially in a world ever-increasingly focused on sustainability? Can the oil sands sector be a part of the global solution to energy security and affordability while continuing to reduce emissions? Join Cody Battershill,...