October 19, 2011

Harper's Oil 'No-brainer' an Emotional Issue in U.S.

Tim Harper, Toronto Star

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The politics surrounding the giant Keystone XL pipeline means Stephen Harper and his cabinet have become major players in an issue that is becoming increasingly emotional, an issue that is becoming a political dilemma for U.S. President Barack Obama.

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