MakeWay, Formally Tides Canada Back Peddle Statement Saying No Foreign Funding

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

New report suggests Alberta is overspending public dollars on fossil fuel research and technology development

The Facts:

This report was written by one of the lead authors of a letter sent to the Prime Minister signed by 265 academics calling for no support to the oil and gas industry during the COVID downturn.


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


MakeWay, Formally Tides Canada Back Peddle Statement Saying No Foreign Funding

The other week, Tides Canada announced that it was re-branding as MakeWay due to what they call a ‘smear campaign’, labeling it as a foreign-funded organization. They claimed that they used to receive funding from the American organization but no longer do. A recent edit was made to the story by the editor states that “Although MakeWay and the Tides Foundation have severed legal and governance ties, MakeWay continues to receive grants from the Tides Foundation through donor-advised funds held at the Tides Foundation.”  Clearly, they aren’t ready to shirk their foreign funding just yet.

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