Advocacy & Opinion


​Corporate renewable energy deals: big in America, coming to Canada

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

Jeremy Barretto is a partner at Cassels Brock, the founding law firm member of the BRC Canada. The market for…

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Oil and gas players learning importance of two-way dialogue with communities: Grande Prairie Mayor Given

Monday, August 12, 2019, 6:09 PM MDT

Bill Given is Mayor of Grande Prairie, Alberta, in the heart of the province's busiest oil and gas plays. While…

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​Opinion: Canada well placed to meet world’s growing energy demands

Friday, August 9, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

Jock Finlayson is executive vice-president and Denise Mullen director of environment and sustainability with the Business Council of British Columbia.…

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Opinion: Myths and misinformation fog climate change debate

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 7:16 AM MDT

Gwyn Morgan is a retired Canadian business leader who has been a director of five global corporations. With energy and…

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Opinion: ​Industry needs to help Canadians step up to their resource ownership responsibilities

Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 9:49 AM MDT

The recent open letter to Canadians penned and signed by three oilsands sector executives was on target – but it…

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​Opinion: As misleading environmental reports go, this one’s a GEM

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 7:18 AM MDT

Tim McMillan is president and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. It’s summer in Canada and the last…

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​Opinion: Sorry, Trans Mountain protesters, grandparents aren't above the law

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 7:26 AM MDT

Chris Campbell is editor of the Burnaby Now and the New Westminster Record. When Terry Christenson was arrested Wednesday after…

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​Watch: Canada's energy debate ‘a battle between those who blame and those who solve’

Monday, July 15, 2019, 4:58 PM MDT

A new video from Canada Action seeks to elevate Canada’s oil and gas industry above the shouting of “finger-pointing, hypocritical,…

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​Opinion: planting trees is the most effective and practical means to reduce global GHGs

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT

Mike Priaro, B.Eng.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), P.Eng. is an independent consultant who worked in Alberta's oil patch for 25 years. Scientists…

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Opinion: How Canada can tax carbon efficiently

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

Germain Belzile is a senior associate researcher at the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI). Economists generally agree that imposing a price…

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LNG: Pushing back on the ‘Big Lie’

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 1:04 PM MDT

Two articles were published in the Globe and Mail recently that might make supporters of Canadian LNG pause and wonder…

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​Opinion: Oil and gas exploration to undergo profound change as energy transition gains pace

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 7:01 AM MDT

Andrew Latham is vice-president, exploration with Wood Mackenzie.We are witnessing a profound change in conventional exploration’s long-held role to replace…

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