Social Licence to Operate

Study Released March 25, 2014

Commodity Report - Crude Oil - January - February 2014

There is no doubt that the natural resource industry has been a catalyst in the advancement of societies’ needs and well-being, and the economic growth and industrialization of some countries. Natural resources are also an important part of the Canadian economy. For generations, natural resources have brought opportunity, jobs and growth to every region. Experts have found that resource development has positive benefits across the country, including indirect jobs in manufacturing and other industries. In 2012, close to 1.6 million Canadians were employed in the natural resources sector, which makes up 10 percent of all employment in Canada. Revenues stemming from natural resource development contribute on average 10 percent to total Canadian GDP and this does not include the exports of those resources..... Download full report.

January - February 2014