Before you go and complain about the oil sands and how they are supposedly terrible for the environment, you should do your research.
There are many environmental issues in this world and you shouldn’t blame it all on the development of oil sands. When in reality, the oil sands do more for the environment than most people know.
Most greenhouse gas emissions come from cars, not the oil sands.
“Final combustion of gasoline emerging from your tailpipe accounts for approximately 70 per cent to 80 per cent of well-to-wheel life cycle emissions,” said on the Natural Resources Canada website.
Greenhouse gasses are emitted in the extraction phase of the crude oil production process, but majority of the total greenhouse gas emissions come from a vehicles tailpipe. (more…)
With over 200 members, the Student Petroleum Society (SPS) is SAIT’s largest club, yet even with being the largest club, modesty is one of the SPS’s many great qualities.
“Obviously it’s pretty awesome, but I’m not going to take credit for past club success,” said Jonathan Bateman, a second-year petroleum engineering student at SAIT and president of the SPS.
Bateman said that he wants to continue to grow as a club and to not stop improving and to make students feel like they are part of a club.
Being a photographer can be a challenging career choice, whether you live in a small town or a big city. Most photographers are freelance photographers. Which basically means a self-employed photographer that does not work for one company/business. One downside to being a freelance photographer is that you never know Read more…
“Photography is so subjective. What I like, someone else might not like,” said Leah Hennel, a photojournalist and a staff photographer/videographer for the Calgary Herald and Sun. Hennel interest in photography started to develop at a young age. Her parents always had National Geographic magazine’s at home, which encouraged her first Read more…
A career in video games is not pursued by many, but for Maggie Nakaska-Adolf, a Game Development and Design student at the Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD), it is the correct career path for her.
“I have always loved playing video games and being on the computer since I was very little,” enthuses Nakaska-Adolf.
I went to LA in December of 2016, and that was my second time going there and both times I went were in December. If you are planning on going to California, I would suggest to not go in December if you are hoping for hot weather. I’m from Canada Read more…