Canadian Oil Sands Community Page Posts Sexist & Lesbian Fetishizing Poster To ‘Advocate For Equality’

Canadian Oil Sands Community is a group that is based in Fort McMurray and advocates for the use of Canadian oil over foreign oil. The Facebook page that has close to 14 thousand followers regularly posts memes and posters to get the point across that Canadian oil is better than Saudi oil due to their reputation with human rights.

Did you know there few or no human rights in Saudi Arabia?

Posted by Canada Oil Sands Community on Sunday, 24 July 2016

This morning, the group posted another poster to get the same message across by saying “In Canada lesbians are considered hot! In Saudi Arabia if you’re a lesbian YOU DIE!” followed by ” Why are we getting our oil from countries that don’t think lesbians are hot!?”

The group then tries to pass the message off as a message for human rights and equality.



Due to the backlash, the group removed the post and posted an apology.


I apologize for the poster I posted,it was not my intent of demeaning women or any people of any sexual orientation. It…

Posted by Canada Oil Sands Community on Monday, 25 July 2016


Members of the group proceed to post homophobic remarks in response to their apology.

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