Activists are using debunked claims about government subsidies to the oil and gas industry to get you to give up your private data

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Setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas media stories

ACTIVIST CLAIM: Environmental Defence petition uses recycled debunked claim that the government gave the oil and gas industry $18 billion last year in subsidies.

THE FACTS:  Activists are using debunked claims about government subsidies to the oil and gas industry to get you to give up your information. 

THE SOURCES:

CANADA: DON’T GIVE MY TAX MONEY TO BIG POLLUTERS

Here are some talking points and sources to have a reasonable conversation about government subsidies:


Stories that get it right

GOLDSTEIN: Growing Indigenous support for pipelines, oil sector, says report

 A new report from the Fraser Institute showcases the growing support from Indigenous communities for resource development. Contrary to activist claims, many of these communities are thriving off of the economic opportunity from things like oil and gas projects.

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