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Canada’s first economic espionage

For the first time in Canadian history, the RCMP has laid down charges for economic espionage, in a story that feels ripped from the pages of a paperback spy thriller.

Oh, there’s natural gas after all

Remember when Europe faced those “unprecedented risks” to its natural gas supply earlier this month? That was then. Now, the continent is basically swimming in it.

The new nuclear age

You can definitely call it a comeback: Nuclear power is back in vogue.

Canada-based Cameco and Brookfield Asset Management’s renewables division have buddied up to buy nuclear company Westinghouse Electric for US$7.9 billion amid a global frenzy to find climate-friendly alternatives to Russian energy, per The Wall Street Journal

No oil for Joe Biden

OPEC+, the Saudi-led energy cartel that accounts for 40% of the world’s oil supply, will cut its collective output by an amount that roughly amounts to 2% of global output.

The EU’s plan to cool energy prices

European energy executives are doing a little too well these days. 

That is, if you ask European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who wants to make them pay up as part of a plan to bring down electricity costs. 

Europe’s new energy crisis fix

After a brief dip last month, natural gas prices in Europe are surging (again) and sending inflation soaring across the region. 

According to the European Commission (EC), fixing prices could be an answer. 

G7 agrees to cap Russian oil

G7 nations have agreed to impose a cap on the price of Russian oil imports, despite Russian threats to cut off cold turkey any country that tries to mess with its energy business.

Germany explores Canadian energy

Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz has touched down in Canada and is ready to make an energy deal that absolutely does not include Russia. 

High natural gas prices? Where?

The demand for natural gas has soared this year, but producers in Alberta have been unable to capitalize on higher prices (and are seeing billions lost in revenue). 

Russian oil is doing just fine

When Russia invaded Ukraine back in February, sanctions sounded like the right idea: Squeeze Russia’s economy until the fallout renders it unable to continue fighting the war.

But in reality, things have played out a little bit differently.