January 30, 2013

Obama Dashes Canada's Energy Superpower Hopes

Carol Goar, Toronto Star

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The bottom line is clear: Canada needs the Keystone XL pipeline more than the U.S. does.

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TAGGED: Stephen Harper, oil, Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL pipeline, Canada, United States, Barack Obama


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Canada's Hockey Obsession Getting Out of Hand?
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How philistine can you get, Canada? Ice hockey? Is that all you care about? Our hockey obsession keeps growing. The lockout was supposed to dampen our appetite for the game, but it only heightened it. We defeat Germany in the... more ››