Canada's large natural gas reserves represent tens of thousands of jobs.
Government investments in biofuels around the world have actually hurt the environment.
Investment in the oil and gas sector fell from $76 billion in 2014 to $29 billion in 2022.
The project's estimated cost has ballooned from $5.4 billion to almost $31 billion.
Generating returns to investors and shareholders in energy companies is a good thing.
Metal and mineral commodities are just as prone to boom-bust cycles as fossil fuels.
Almost three-quarters of respondents said the cost of regulatory compliance was a deterrent to investment in the province.
Canadian governments have worked to keep oil and gas resources locked in the ground.
The federal government should undo regulations that impede large infrastructure projects including pipelines.
Like Germany, Ottawa has mandated the phase-out of conventional coal-fired electricity generation.