How exports drive Canada’s economy

And why oil and natural gas are critical to our nation’s economic recovery.

The recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic slowdown will require the Canadian economy to be firing on all cylinders, and exports are a big part of what drives our prosperity. Exports bring in revenue and investments that create economic growth for Canadian companies. This in turn creates jobs and tax revenues that underpin our quality of life and that will be needed to reduce our record deficits. So guess which industry produces Canada’s number one export?