Here are some facts to dispel more activist talking points about government support to the oil and gas industry.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.

Activists use misleading information to pressure Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade to halt arms-length organization’s support of oil and gas.


The Facts:

Here are some facts to dispel more activist talking points about government support to the oil and gas industry.

  • Their argument is premised on $13.5 billion in export credit insurance and financing from Canada’s Export Development Corporation. Even though it is a crown corporation, it does not use government funds to support its operations and runs essentially like a private bank.
    https://www.edc.ca/en/about-us.html


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