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Friday, January 16, 2009

Tom Barrett, "Oilsands 'change everything' says Ignatieff," The Tyee, January 15, 2009.

[Sounds like love at first sight. Tar or oil? No matter. Just a glimpse makes him think he can fly. Mr. Nuance loses it, gets swept up in the gee whiz of it all. -jlt]

The Alberta oilsands will allow Canada to stand up to the U.S. on everything from Arctic sovereignty to rewriting NAFTA, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff said Wednesday.

Ignatieff told a town hall meeting in a Gastown pub that Canadians are just starting to understand “how powerful the oilsands make us.”

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2 comments:

mnfu said...

Except that as part of NAFTA we agreed to keep the oil flowing no matter what... Some bargaining chip.

Oemissions said...

"Israel and the Tar sands"
Macdonald Stainsby
zmag.org/znet