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Majority of Canadians support our natural gas and oil sector, says CAPP

By Tim McMillan      

Canadians want natural gas and oil to be part of our economic recovery. The recent Ipsos poll showed 63 per cent of Canadians believe the natural gas and oil industry should be encouraged to grow if it has a plan to fight climate change, says Tim McMillan.

CAPP recently published a Vision for Canada’s Recovery to outline the natural gas and oil industry’s role in helping Canada recover from COVID-19. This includes a discussion about policies needed to encourage the growth of a strong natural gas and oil sector—one that can help advance the federal government’s objectives related to both Indigenous reconciliation and climate change, writes Tim McMillan. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright

CALGARY—The majority of Canadians support our natural gas and oil sector, and believe that now, more than ever, support for the industry is essential as it is needed to kick-start our economy. That’s from a recent country-wide poll conducted by Ipsos.

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