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Oil Springs vying for World Heritage Status

Ontario’s historic oil industry is vying to have Oil Springs’ Fairbank Oil Properties and the Oil Museum of Canada recognized by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage site designation. The decades-long effort has crossed another hurdle with an application in late January to have a site considered by […]

Energy industry powers growth to fastest result since 2000

Canada’s economic growth in the country exceeded expectations in May with the energy sector recording its fastest yearly growth since October 2000 with an increase oil and natural gas production by 7.6%. Read the complete story at: www.nationalnewswatch.com/2017/07/28/economic-growth-blows-past-expectations-in-may-powered-by-energy-industry-2/#.WYoIm-mQw2w

Duty to consult Indigenous Canadians

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released two rulings on projects approved by the National Energy Board. The approvals were challenged by Indigenous Canadian communities that took issue in both cases with the “duty to consult” in the Canadian Constitution. Read the complete story at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/globe-editorial-the-duty-to-consult-indigenous-canadians-and-its-limits/article35812555/

National gas station count growing

After a 10 year decline the number of gasoline stations in Canada increased for the second consecutive year. A survey by the retail fuel industry consulting firm showed a net increase of 15 outlets in 2016, taking the total to almost 12,000 or about three stations for every 10,000 people. The complete story can be […]

Future of Ontario petroleum discussed at OPI Conference

The development of Ontario’s oil and natural gas resources was the focal point of a keynote address at the 55rd Annual Ontario Petroleum Institute Conference and Trade Show held May 24-26, 2017 in Grand Bend, Ontario. Bob Delaney, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Energy had a positive message for delegates on how […]

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