Net-zero carbon emissions target a ‘moon shot’: O’Regan
Natural resources minister says the government is looking at all potential solutions to reduce carbon emissions.
COVID-19 is exposing Canada’s economic vulnerabilities: experts
Further exposed dependence on purchasing goods and technology offshore with profits from primary resource industries.
Enerkem a finalist for green aviation fuel challenge
The Sky’s the Limit Challenge offers $5 million prize in federal government competition.
Three Indian companies tell Trudeau they’ll invest more than $1B in Canada
Investments will be made over five years; Trudeau claims at least 5,000 jobs to come.
Oil sands back-to-business results expected as wildfire impact dissipates
Provincial estimates report Alberta oil sands production dropped by about one million barrels per day in May, 700,000 bpd in June.
Will carbon tax ‘siphon’ $2.5 billion from Saskatchewan?
Where do Brad Wall’s comments on the federal carbon tax plan fall on the Canadian Press’ “baloney metre?”
‘Hardest part is behind’ territorial economies: conference board
Economic growth is expected to average 1.8% in the three territories between 2016 and 2020.
Blame resource economy for poor gender diversity on boards: CIBC
Canada ranks 15th out of 23 industrialized economies in terms of gender diversity on corporate boards.
Not a kilometre of new oil pipeline built since 2011?
Baloney Meter checks the facts behind the Natural Resource minister’s statement and pronounces a verdict.
Alberta may get cash injection from little known federal program
A steep fall in revenues due to sliding resource prices could result in the province qualifying for the so-called fiscal stabilization program.
Economists say Energy East pipeline vital to NB economy
Outlook for the province’s economy not overly promising, with a number of resource projects in question.
Audit of NEB cites poor pipeline safety tracking
Environment commissioner report finds the board must also do more to inform public about company compliance with pipeline approval conditions.
Foreign investment ‘key priority’ for growth, jobs, Trudeau says
Prime Minister using time in Davos to sell the world on more than Canada’s natural resources.
Oct’s no growth GDP could spur Central Bank interest rate cut
StatsCan data shows gains in the resources sector offset declines in manufacturing, but results were still weak.
Canada lost 35,700 jobs in November
Jobless rate inches up to 7.1%.
National energy plan must replace focus on individual projects: Valero CEO
Not enough focus is being placed on Canada’s energy needs and natural resource export requirements.
NL introduces new generic royalty regime for offshore oil
Province expects the simplified system will make the province more competitive.
Five things to know about StatsCan’s latest economic numbers
The Canadian economy officially slid into a “technical recession.”
BC renews billion dollar Peace River resource sharing deal
Agreement will provide annual payments of $50 million to communities starting next year.
CNRL flags uncertainty over royalties, taxes with Alta. NDP
NDP Premier Notley notes lack of progress on combatting climate change bigger cause of uncertainty for oil and gas industry.
First Nations opposition a bump in the road for LNG: BC premier
Clark says reaching an agreement on the multi-billion LNG terminal is only a matter of time.
Alberta NDP could help, rather than hinder, new pipelines
Premier Notley has signalled a more hands-off approach to promoting some pipeline projects.
TELUS to invest $4.2B across Alberta through 2018
Includes the development of Internet of Things infrastructure for oil and gas sector.
Unemployment rate rises to 6.8% in February
Alberta’s natural resources sector alone shed 7,000 positions, StatsCan said.
NWT premier launches study for oil pipeline to Arctic Ocean
Bob McLeod says it’s time to explore the northern option to get resources to foreign markets with other pipelines being held up.
Nova Scotia needs a carbon tax, report says
Tax system review says carbon tax would generate $229 million in revenue by 2020.
Ottawa to punish resource firms breaking social responsibility rules abroad
Feds to with withdraw support from mining and energy companies that don’t resolve disputes with local communities.
R. Wales Canada moving into new BC plant in 2016
114,000 square-foot facility in Surrey will create 30 jobs.
Tax cuts? Ottawa must first consider falling oil prices
Falling oil prices could derail the government’s plans to cut taxes and table a balanced budget in 2015, economists say.
Oil and gas foreign investment already tops $19.6B in 2014
Research reveals 98% of Canadian energy production is exported to the US.
Quiet first quarter for Canadian M&A, but return of resource deals encouraging
Three of top 10 deals by value were in energy, making it the strongest sector of the quarter for the first time since 2012.
Western economic growth pulling farther away: StatsCan
Report suggests economic output improvement in 2013 was heavily slanted toward resource-rich regions.