Oil and Gas in Canada: 75+ Facts

Oil and Gas in Canada: 75+ Facts

Did you know that Canada is the world’s fourth-largest producer and exporter of oil and is also the fourth-largest producer and sixth largest exporter of natural gas? Generating tens of billions in government revenues each year and employing hundreds of thousands of Canadians...

Canada Should Be a Global Oil Supplier of Choice. Here’s Why.

Canada Should Be a Global Oil Supplier of Choice. Here’s Why.

Global consumers have become increasingly aware of the social implications behind the products they buy in recent years. As a result, companies around the world are focussing intently on sourcing more goods and materials from Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) leader...

Who Said Indigenous Peoples Don’t Work in the Energy Sector?

Who Said Indigenous Peoples Don’t Work in the Energy Sector?

Indigenous People do work in the energy sector, just like me! Whoever said we didn’t, or that we don’t support the oil and gas industry is not being honest about the will of the majority of Indigenous Peoples in Western Canada who support responsible and inclusive natural res...

Supporter Spotlight: Yvon Laprise - April 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Gina Pappano - April 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector.  Our spotlight this month is Gina Pappano, an Executive Director at Invest Now who is passionate about her family. Canada Action: Gina, thank you so much for taking the time today. Yo...

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line Reaches 1 Millionth Milestone

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line Reaches 1 Millionth Milestone

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) has reached a major milestone with 1 million tonnes of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) in its first 9 months of operation. The $1.2 billion, 240-kilometre (km) long pipeli...

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

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

Remember learning about binary choices? Here’s a refresher. A binary choice is a choice between two alternatives – and ONLY two alternatives. But life often doesn’t conform to binary choices. In Part 1 and Part 2 of this 3-part series of blog posts, I discussed why Canadians ...

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion: By the Numbers

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion: By the Numbers

Pipelines currently making their way into news headlines such as Line 5 and Keystone XL should have us all concerned about the completion of existing projects currently underway in Canada. The Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) is one of these said projects; it’s critical for our...

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 that has deliv...

Oil Sands Sector Spent $2.4 Billion With Indigenous Businesses in 2019

Oil Sands Sector Spent $2.4 Billion With Indigenous Businesses in 2019

Oil sands producers spent more in 2019 than the previous two years on the procurement of goods and services from Indigenous suppliers says a recent survey by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Just under $2.4 billion was spent on procurement from Indigenous busi...

35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

The winter in Canada can be really cold and very snowy, yet indoors our homes are filled with a great deal of warmth and light! We aren’t always cognizant of just how important natural resources are in our daily lives, especially when it comes to providing for some of the bas...