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Energy Examined

You have reached the home of Energy Examined podcasts. Energy Examined is a podcast that examines energy issues that impact Canada and the world. We tackle questions regarding growing global energy demand, the transition toward a lower-carbon future, and the role innovation and sustainable approaches can play at finding solutions to meet the economic, environmental and social priorities of all Canadians.

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May 29, 2023

John Desjarlais believes that the media, which tended to sensationalize Indigenous action, had misrepresented indigenous experience and point of view.  He says that there is room for many Indigenous voices. Speaking up and providing more context and points of view regarding resource development is crucial.

Mar 6, 2023

British Columbia’s natural gas and oil industry contributes significantly to the province’s economy, individual communities and also supports Indigenous reconciliation.   

iTOTEM Analytics recently conducted a study, Our Communities Care, examining the specific economic impacts of the industry’s supply chain....

Feb 21, 2023

Canada has a bustling offshore oil and gas industry, based mainly out of Newfoundland and Labrador. However the case to grow the Atlantic Offshore industry is a compelling one, with the region well positioned to meet global energy demand, providing energy security to European nations looking to displace natural gas...

Nov 15, 2022

Bob Merasty is the executive director of the Indigenous Resource Network, an organization looking to build a sustainable future for Indigenous communities across Canada through responsible development of natural resources. "We're no longer passengers," says Merasty, highlighting the growing confidence of...

Oct 20, 2022

Soheil Asgarpour is president and CEO of Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC), an innovation hub that leverages industry investments to produce cleantech: technologies that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate environmental impacts to land, water and air. Their key is building...