MYTH: The Oil Industry is Dead in 2020

MYTH: The Oil Industry is Dead in 2020

Key Points • Is the oil industry really “dead” as some are saying? Explores the suggestion by Canadian political leaders Elizabeth May and Yves-François Blanchet earlier last week.• Several facts from pre, during and post coronavirus that point towards continued growth in glob...

How Important is Oil to the Canadian Economy?

How Important is Oil to the Canadian Economy?

Whether you like it or not, oil is a very important part of the Canadian economy. It's been said revenues generated by the oil and gas industry “pay the rent” in our country, not to mention the sector provides hundreds of thousands of direct and indirect jobs from coast-to-coa...

WCS vs. WTI Oil Price – What's the Difference? A Big One for Canada!

WCS vs. WTI Oil Price – What's the Difference? A Big One for Canada!

Canadian oil has been setting some records over the past few years but in all the wrong ways. In late 2018 for example, the differential between WCS and WTI set a record high, reaching a $50 price differential. And just recently another unwanted record was set for WCS. Amid th...

How Much Oil Does Canada Import? Too Much!

How Much Oil Does Canada Import? Too Much!

Just how much oil does Canada import every year? The answer is shocking actually, considering that Canada has the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Looking at the Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database, Canada imported approximately $18.9 billion of cr...

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-...

Canada Will Lose if Frontier Oil Sands is Not Approved, Here's Why

Canada Will Lose if Frontier Oil Sands is Not Approved, Here's Why

With the federal government’s decision on Frontier oil sands mine coming soon, it’s more important than ever to explain why all us Canadians should put our full support behind this historic project. If Teck is not allowed to proceed, it will be another nail in the coffin for C...

Indigenous Reconciliation in the Oil Sands: 10+ Examples

Indigenous Reconciliation in the Oil Sands: 10+ Examples

Countless years of unbalanced media coverage on First Nations and natural resources in Alberta would lead any unknowing viewer to believe that the Aboriginal communities near oil sands operations are not pro-development. This could not be any further from the truth.In a count...

Shutting Down the Frontier Oil Sands Mine Could Harm the Global Environment

Shutting Down the Frontier Oil Sands Mine Could Harm the Global Environment

The federal government’s decision on whether or not to approve the new Frontier oil sands mine is coming soon. No less than a global perspective must be taken by our government when choosing. Shutting the project down has the potential to hurt the global environment through c...

WATCH: Majority of First Nations Support Oil & Gas in Canada

WATCH: Majority of First Nations Support Oil & Gas in Canada

We couldn’t have said it any better Bruce! According to Mr. Dumont, a majority of First Nations support resource development projects like the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) and the now cancelled Northern Gateway.Bruce Dumont is currently a Board Member of the Nation...

Teck Frontier Mine: 8 Facts You Must Know

Teck Frontier Mine: 8 Facts You Must Know

With the federal government’s decision on the Teck Frontier Mine coming soon (in February), there’s some important details about this new oil sands project that need to be brought into the limelight.Teck’s new oil sands mine in northern Alberta will be one of the most innovati...