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Canadians’ Future ‘Hangs in the Balance’ in Pipeline Debate: Prentice

Posted December 02, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(James Keller – Canadian Press)

Alberta’s premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province’s oilsands, warning that all Canadians will “feel the pain” if they aren’t approved and built soon.

Premier Jim Prentice told a business audience in Vancouver that energy development such as Alberta pipelines, British Columbia liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and Quebec hydroelectric developments will be at the heart of Canada’s economic future.

In particular, Prentice said the country’s existing pipelines will be full by the end of the decade. Read more here.