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June 23, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 20, 2020  

COVID-19 is exposing Canada’s economic vulnerabilities: experts

Further exposed dependence on purchasing goods and technology offshore with profits from primary resource industries.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
May 30, 2019  

Enerkem a finalist for green aviation fuel challenge

The Sky’s the Limit Challenge offers $5 million prize in federal government competition.

News General
February 20, 2018  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
October 26, 2016  

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.

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October 6, 2016  

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?”

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September 14, 2016  

‘Hardest part is behind’ territorial economies: conference board

Economic growth is expected to average 1.8% in the three territories between 2016 and 2020.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
March 10, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
February 11, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
January 29, 2016  

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.

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January 27, 2016  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
January 27, 2016  

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.

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January 22, 2016  

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.

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December 29, 2015  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
December 4, 2015  

Canada lost 35,700 jobs in November

Jobless rate inches up to 7.1%.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 16, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 3, 2015  

NL introduces new generic royalty regime for offshore oil

Province expects the simplified system will make the province more competitive.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 2, 2015  

Five things to know about StatsCan’s latest economic numbers

The Canadian economy officially slid into a “technical recession.”

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 2, 2015  

BC renews billion dollar Peace River resource sharing deal

Agreement will provide annual payments of $50 million to communities starting next year.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Sustainability
May 28, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
May 13, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
May 12, 2015  

Alberta NDP could help, rather than hinder, new pipelines

Premier Notley has signalled a more hands-off approach to promoting some pipeline projects.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
April 7, 2015  

TELUS to invest $4.2B across Alberta through 2018

Includes the development of Internet of Things infrastructure for oil and gas sector.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production
March 13, 2015  

Unemployment rate rises to 6.8% in February

Alberta’s natural resources sector alone shed 7,000 positions, StatsCan said.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
January 30, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
November 19, 2014  

Nova Scotia needs a carbon tax, report says

Tax system review says carbon tax would generate $229 million in revenue by 2020.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 17, 2014  

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.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production
November 6, 2014  

R. Wales Canada moving into new BC plant in 2016

114,000 square-foot facility in Surrey will create 30 jobs.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
October 16, 2014  

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.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
October 14, 2014  

Oil and gas foreign investment already tops $19.6B in 2014

Research reveals 98% of Canadian energy production is exported to the US.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General
May 1, 2014  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
April 29, 2014  

Western economic growth pulling farther away: StatsCan

Report suggests economic output improvement in 2013 was heavily slanted toward resource-rich regions.