Posts Tagged ‘oil’

‘No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them’: Trudeau

March 10, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received an unusually warm reception of his keynote address at an energy industry conference in Texas on Thursday evening.

“No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there,” Trudeau said in his address to oil and gas industry executives at Houston’s CERAWeek conference, discussing Alberta’s vast oil sands reserves.

 

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Suicide rate in Canada’s Alberta up 30% amid oil industry layoffs

December 8, 2015
Huge job cuts in the oil producing Canadian province of Alberta are coinciding with a dramatic increase in local suicide rates.

In the first six months of 2014 there were 252 suicides in Alberta. In the same period in 2015, there were 327, and could reach 654 suicides this year if the trend continues, reports CBC.

 

https://www.rt.com/business/325078-alberta-suicide-rate-oil-prices/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome

update from Canada with Yves Engler

August 2, 2013