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The Cash Stash Behind Anti-Pipeline Activism

By Vivian Krause Pipelines are crucial to the safe transportation of oil and gas, yet they have become unusually controversial. Let’s be clear — this is not by chance. This is squarely because a group of American funders, mostly from California, has financed a massive, anti-pipeline campaign against Alberta oil….

2017 to be a pivotal year as Canada’s oil and gas industry strives for recovery and growth

Today we released our latest report, Labour Market Outlook 2017 to 2021 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry. The report provides labour market projections for the industry based on two scenarios, one if oil prices stabilize well above US$50 per barrel (/bbl) through 2017 and beyond, and one if oil prices…

Canadians back increased market access for Canadian oil, poll says

Seventy-five per cent of Canadians agree Canada should use domestic oil before using oil from foreign sources, according to a national poll conducted by Ipsos Reid. And Canadians surveyed overwhelmingly support pipelines that will serve Canadian markets, with 80 per cent in favour of moving oil sands crude from Western…