The Ring of Fire is an area in northern Ontario some 500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay.
Canada's crude oil reserves are the third-highest on Earth.
Over decades of moving oil-by-tanker, B.C. has never had a tanker spill offshore.
The province’s unemployment rate (as of July) was stuck at 7 per cent.
A spill of more than 10,000 tonnes is likely to occur once every 242 years.
Canada already exports more refined products than we import.
Environmentalists have delayed projects so they become non-economic and are terminated.
Despite the global recovery in energy prices, Canadian oil prices dropped to US$27.
Truck transport costs US$20 per barrel—four times more expensive than pipelines.
Oil price discount recently reached nearly 60 per cent.