Conference Board of Canada report points to burgeoning imports of manufactured goods that could be sourced locally.
Redford called for a national energy strategy to fully realize the export and investment value of Canada’s energy resources.
Nearly one-third of the economic benefits of oil sands investment between 2012 and 2035 will occur in provinces other than Alberta.
Furthermore, citizens on both sides of the Canada/US border have a dim view of the tar sands and the “dirty oil” produced there. Of course, 500 ducks dieing in a Syncrude tailings pond near Fort McMurray, Alta. last April has…