Canada’s oil and gas industry is a driver of the economy, environmentally sustainable, and supports Indigenous communities.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

If Trudeau Suddenly Looks Green, Here’s Why 

Article hoping for a green recovery commitment when Parliament resumes leaves out economic and Indigenous issues of getting rid of oil and gas.

The Facts:

Canada’s oil and gas industry is a driver of the economy, environmentally sustainable, and supports Indigenous communities.


Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


Opinion: Indigenous people fear Liberal green plan will sabotage their progress

Stephen Buffalo, president of the Indian Resource Council and Ken Coates write that Indigenous people are worried about the unintended consequences of a potential ‘green’ recovery. They note that though they understand the need to reduce environmental impacts, Indigenous communities have also worked exceedingly hard to carve out a niche in Canada’s oil and gas industry. Indigenous communities have engaged with the oil and gas industry for solid reasons: to build prosperity, employment and business and to gain more autonomy. They note that if the promotion of the so-called “green economy” does not leave a prominent place for a prosperous oil and gas sector, federal policy could undo the strides Indigenous communities have made for themselves.

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