Caisse de depot’s decision to divest from Canadian energy will have the unintended effect of giving less responsible foreign producers a boost in market share.

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

ACTIVIST CLAIM: Quebec public pension fund turns its back on Canadian oil claiming it will help the climate.

THE FACTS: Caisse de depot’s decision to divest from Canadian energy will have the unintended effect of giving less responsible foreign producers a boost in market share.

THE SOURCES:

Canada’s second-largest pension fund is pulling out of oil production


Here are some facts and sources to have a reasoned conversation about divestment:

 


Stories that get it right

Commentary: Canada’s ‘Just Transition’ exercise is a horrible idea for Indigenous communities – Joseph Quesnel

As the end of the consultation period on the government’s proposed “Just Transition”, Indigenous communities may not have had enough time to properly consult with the government considering there was an election for most of the consultation period. And Indigenous groups could have a lot to lose during this energy transition. Ottawa needs to start listening to Indigenous communities that are warning them about the devastating consequences of limiting resource development on their communities.

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