Oil and gas companies in Saskatchewan help drive the province’s economy.

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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:

Press Progress: Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party Accepted Tens of Thousands of Dollars From Alberta Oil Companies in 2019

Press Progress accuses ‘Alberta’ oil and gas companies of influencing Saskatchewan public policy, but ignores the fact that the companies they named operate in the province.

The Facts:

Oil and gas companies in Saskatchewan help drive the province’s economy.


 

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

 


DIGGING FOR FOSSIL FUEL SUBSIDIES

Canada’s Energy Citizens took a look at a report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) debunking some of their claims about oil and gas subsidies. They found that many of the initiatives said to be subsidies to the oil and gas industry were far from it. One such example the IISD used was ‘Highway and bridge replacements as part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19’ – $1.9 Billion. 

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