Advocacy & Opinion


​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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Most B.C. residents continue to support TMX after Ottawa’s re-approval

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

Mario Canseco is president of Research Co. The federal government has re-approved the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline,…

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​Opinion: Arguments against TMX are surprisingly flawed

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 6:57 AM MDT

Paula Arab is a Vancouver-based writer and media strategist. This piece was first published on Resource Works. Nothing has been…

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​Why this renewable energy CEO supports pipelines

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 1:49 PM MDT

For Dan Balaban, founder and CEO of wind and solar developer Greengate Power, it’s not an “either/or decision” about whether…

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​Opinion: Trans Mountain clean transition investment plan must include fossil fuels

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

Too often when people talk about the “clean energy transition,” they leave out the critical importance and big upside potential…

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A Stranded Nation: Young filmmaker seeks to get the facts straight about Canada’s oil and gas industry

Friday, June 14, 2019, 2:34 PM MDT

Heidi McKillop knows what it’s like to have the facts change your mind about oil and gas development, and she’s…

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