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...

Pipelines in Canada: What You Need to Know About Canadian Pipelines

Pipelines in Canada: What You Need to Know

Trans Mountain Expansion Workers - TMX Pipelines in Canada that move oil and gas are the lifeblood of our modern society. They feed refineries which create the products we use every day such as the fuel necessary to heat our homes, plastics used in our hospitals and asphalt t...

Canadian Oil is in the World's Best Interest: ESG Scorecard

Canadian Oil is in the World's Best Interest: ESG Scorecard

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is being increasingly used by investors across the globe to help them determine where to invest, and Canada should be a country of choice because of our exemplary ESG record. Canada produces its natural resources to some of ...

Global Oil Demand is Growing & Canada Should be a Choice Supplier

Global Oil Demand is Growing & Canada Should be a Choice Supplier

Canada’s oil and gas industry has been in the spotlight for many years, but not because it has been named the top oil producer in the world or is now the third largest LNG exporter (headlines which are true for the USA).Rather, the spotlight has been the result of a decade-lon...

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's third largest recoverable oil reserves? Most of Canada's oil is found in the oil sands in the western province of Alberta. Did you also know that the companies operating in oil sands are required to adhere to some of the strictes...

CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

Just how important is oil and gas to the Canadian economy? We gave the best answer we could in a previous blog, but new studies by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) shed even more light on the topic. Two CERI reports released in July of 2019 forecast the economic c...

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was: Total active footprint – 95,301.5 hectares Ready for reclamation – 376.5 hectares Soils placed (terrestrial & wetlands &...