A mandate for Canada: Breaking the pipeline Logjam

By: Ken Coates

Building additional oil and gas pipelines should be a top national priority, particularly given the commitments of the Liberal government and the other federal parties to job creation and general economic development. Canadians are well aware of this problem and want government to do something to break the “pipeline logjam.”
Canadians from across the country – including those living in provinces with reputations for being critical of the energy sector – realize that the lack of pipeline capacity in this country is a critical issue. In short, Canadians care about pipelines. This is so despite a tremendous amount of negative commentary about the oil sands over the last few decades, including protests on the West Coast, high-profile visits from celebrities and other public figures to the Fort McMurray region, and intense social media criticism of energy development. Read more>>