Politics and Pipelines

In an upset, the British Columbia Liberal Party narrowly won re-election over the left-leaning New Democratic Party. Importantly, the biggest plank in the Liberal’s platform was backing pipelines to transport oil and gas from Alberta through BC to the Pacific coast, as well as the building of tanker terminals. Now, since oil from the tar-sands will reach the Canadian coast it all but insures approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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