Oil Respect – On the importance of advocacy

In September 2016, Alberta Oil magazine ran an article entitled “Oilwell Drillers’ Association President Remembers Life Before Energy Politics”. The writer questioned CAODC President Mark Scholz about what life was like in the oil and gas industry prior to large-scale pipeline protests and American celebrities flying up to Fort McMurray to lambast the Canadians oilsands. […]

Canada’s energy innovation story is one worth telling

By Geoff Morrison The pages of our history books are filled with stories of innovation. Without the invention of the wheel we wouldn’t have motorized vehicles, electric cars, airplanes or motorcycles. The evolution of the telephone has opened the door to the Internet – not only connecting us to the world with the use of […]

Technical training provides a new path to opportunity

Through a variety of technical and trades training, First Nations in north-central B.C. are working to ensure community members benefit from regional employment opportunities. Approximately 75 members from Skin Tyee Nation and Nee-Tahi-Buhn Band are participating in training courses for welding, carpentry, professional cook, land stewardship reclamation, business administration, security, craft construction, driving and surveying. Successful participants […]