February 14, 2013

Let's Get That Oil Flowing East

Phil Walsh, Globe & Mail


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In the mid-1950s, Parliament engaged in a heated debate over the TransCanada Pipeline – a proposed west-to-east natural gas pipeline that would feed Ontario and Quebec with Alberta’s plentiful supply of natural gas. At that time, U.S. financing of the venture was the political hot button. The project was approved, but the sovereignty issues raised by the historic pipeline debate contributed to the Liberal government’s electoral defeat in 1957. . .

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