About The Backgrounder:
Due to a lack of transparency and reporting, quantifying the extent of federal supports to the oil and gas sector is a difficult task. Federal tax deductions are not disclosed. The attached document represents recent or active spending by the government and crown corporations. Not all of this financial support for the production of oil and gas is acknowledged to be a subsidy by the government. However, this support does provide disproportionate advantages to the sector and undermines Canada’s ability to tackle the climate emergency.
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