For many Quebecers, the effects of producing and using oil and other fossil fuels are unequivocally harmful. These sources of energy are seen as relics from the past that will soon disappear. The idea that we could do without them entirely and quickly replace them with green energy sources like wind and solar power is widespread, as is the idea that all cars could soon be electric.
The story of oil and how it became such a useful resource.
In recent years, the sometimes strained, sometimes fruitful relationship between Quebec and Alberta has attracted a lot of attention. The issues raised by this relationship will have undeniable impacts on Quebec's future: equalization, the division of powers between Ottawa and the provinces, the energy future, climate change, etc. Despite the importance of these questions, the relationship between Quebec and Alberta has never been the object of extensive study.
Léger Marketing opinion poll commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute.
The export of oil from the tar sands vs. the environmental and commercial interests of Canada.
Broadcast of Shannon Walsh's documentary H2Oil.
Energy production in Canada.
Let’s support Albertans in their attempts to overcome the environmental challenges they face.