12 things to know about Canada’s energy industry before you vote

Canada’s energy future is a key issue in the 2021 federal election because it affects every single person who lives here. As Canada and the world recover from the global pandemic and tackle climate change, the conversation is becoming more urgent.

As Canada’s energy mix evolves to include more renewables and emerging fuels, the energy industry is evolving too. Companies are developing and adopting new technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a lower-carbon energy future. And the industry will continue to play a critical role in supporting our country’s economy.

This is an important conversation that will play out throughout the election campaign. As you discuss the various platforms and viewpoints with family, friends and candidates, here are some helpful points to share and consider.