(Peter Epp – QMI Agency)
While American senators were voting down legislation Tuesday that would permit the Keystone XL pipeline to be built in the U.S., two Americans were in Ottawa for the Canadian launch of a task force that wants to strengthen the energy relationship among Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
David Petraeus, a retired U.S. general, and Robert Zoellick, a former president of the World Bank, believe it’s high time the three nations worked more closely on energy issues.
They and their colleagues believe the energy and economic challenges faced by the three nations can be better resolved within the context of a North American approach to energy development. Read more here.