Parasites are nasty things that take the lifeblood of other creatures, and escape to reproduce with it, leaving damage and disease in their wake.
There are wood ticks and deer ticks. How do they differ from Spillopec (Sinopec) and Pains Midstream Oil [Spill], and other Ethical Oil companies? The oil companies don’t spread Lyme Disease? The ticks aren’t owned by Communist China?
We’ve put energy companies in charge of national policy, and as a result they’ve evolved into parasites gorging themselves at the host’s expense and well being. Are energy companies an important part of any economy? Heck yeah. Should they be the force that drives Canada’s energy policy? Would you take directions from a wood tick?