The energy sector adds to a healthy economy for all Canadians
A strong oil and gas industry benefits individuals and families, businesses and communities across Canada. The Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project will:
Contribute to our country’s gross domestic product
Provide employment opportunities for Canadians
Generate revenue to pay for roads, schools and hospitals
Energy products help build our cities and towns
According to Natural Resources Canada, in 2017:
Canada was the world’s sixth largest producer of energy. We were also home to the world’s third largest proven reserves of crude oil.
Canada exported $112.6 billion worth of energy products to 145 countries.
Canada’s energy sector contributed $146 billion to the Canadian economy – $80 billion of that activity occurring in Alberta.
Foreign direct investment in Canada's energy sector reached $180 billion.
Trans Mountain expansion will create jobs for Canadians
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