Our Perspective

CAPP's commentary on important issues in Canada's energy industry

2018

Kinder Morgan controversy signals a bigger problem for Canada's economy- Globe and Mail, April 11

Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend all non-essential activity and spending related to the Trans Mountain expansion project (TMEP) is a dire issue – for the entire Canadian economy.

With the right leadership, Canada can support world's energy needs- Toronto Sun, April 6

In the competition to become the world's energy supplier of choice, Canada sits on the sidelines.

Tim McMillan: Energy investment could make Canada a world leader- Vancouver Sun, March 15 

Canada is falling behind in the fierce global competition for energy investment — the very investment that spurs the crucial innovation that our growing world needs to produce more energy with less impact.

Letter: Applause for N. L.'s plan for oil and gas development- The Telegram, March 2

As Canada falls behind the global competition to develop energy, it is refreshing and encouraging to see the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador focused on creating oil and natural gas jobs for the people of the province.

Tim McMillan: Pipelines needed to support Canada's economic future- The Province, February 1

The day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood before the nation and declared the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project was in the best interest of all Canadians, was the day our country took control of its energy future.

2017

McMillan: Clouds hang over NDP's climate change plan - Calgary Herald, December 11

We share Alberta’s desire to reduce emissions while protecting jobs and ensuring the competitiveness of the energy sector. However, the government’s model, as presented last week, will be harmful to these goals.

Balanced plan will reduce methane emissions, while preserving jobs- Calgary Herald, November 4

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has a plan to meet the government’s target of cutting methane emissions by 45 per cent while protecting nearly 7,000 jobs in Alberta – the reasonable, balanced approach that Albertans are looking for.

Canada's oil patch also needs a fiscal update- Globe and Mail, October 25

Since global commodity prices crashed in 2014, more than 125,000 Canadians in the energy sector have been laid off and are looking to Ottawa to enable economic growth and get people back to work.

Canadian oil and gas wanted abroad- The Hill Times, July 5

The world can count on Canada for a lot of things – humility and quiet pride; hospitality and friendliness; intellect; and, perhaps most of all, our constant need to apologize.

Innovation is the real strength of the energy industry; the future is bright- Calgary Herald, July 1

There are many things that make a great nation, and Canada is considered among the greatest. We are majestic and beautiful, we are diverse and multicultural, we are free thinkers and innovators, and we’re blessed with some of the world’s richest natural resources.

Canada needs pipelines built the Canadian way- The Globe and Mail, April 6

Canada needs to build more pipelines. Our oil pipeline network can move four million barrels of crude oil a day from Western Canada. This is too close to the average 3.981 million barrels a day in supply , which will continue to grow.

2016

Canada must look to global markets for oil, natural gas- Winnipeg Free Press, August 25

Canada’s energy ministers wrapped up their meeting Tuesday in Winnipeg and agreed public trust is essential for a future that develops natural resources, creates jobs and transitions to a low-carbon economy.

Opinion: NEB recommendation a milestone for Canada's future- Vancouver Sun, May 23

Canada is a trading nation. Trade has been, and continues to be, a source of Canada’s collective economic success.


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