August 6, 2012

Oil Pipeline Politics to Dominate Canada

Kelly McParland, National Post

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There was a time when people rolled their eyes at Canada’s determination to fritter away its political energies in a seemingly endless, eye-glazingly tedious debate over constitutional minutia. Having escaped that trap, you'd think we’d look for something a but more exciting to argue about instead. But no: it's entirely possible we’ll spend much of the next few years taking sides on the equally esoteric matter of ... pipelines.

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TAGGED: Stephen Harper, United States, Keystone pipeline, oil, Canada


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