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Is Keystone The New Obamacare?

WASHINGTON - With a bill to create the Keystone XL pipeline facing near-certain failure in the U.S., there's already talk of reviving it in some new form that might increase its likelihood of adoption...
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The Week In Review: Keystone's Safe, But It'll Still Have to Wait

This week, the U.S. State Department gave the Keystone XL pipeline an environmental thumbs up. In its latest report on the project, the department stated that Keystone wouldn't have a significant environmental impact and wouldn't create unacceptable levels of greenhouse gases. So how much longer can Obama stall before making a decision? Can he ignore the 42,000 jobs and $3.4-billion the report suggests Keystone would bring to the U.S. economy? Probably yes. Any decision Obama makes will inevitably alienate part of his constituency, either environmentalists or unionists, so he has an interest in putting it off as long as possible.
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Harper To Be Cast As 'Villain' In U.S.

WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make a cameo appearance on an international stage Tuesday night — though it's hardly one he would have chosen.The prime minister will be cast in the vil...
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Baird To Obama: Make Up Your Mind

WASHINGTON - In an attempt to press the Obama administration on its own turf, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird used the first day of a Washington visit to repeatedly call for a prompt decision on t...
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Harper: I Won't Take No For An Answer

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canada won't "take no for an answer" from the U.S. when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday as he sharpened his sales pitch for the contr...
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Enviros To Obama: Ignore Canada's Vows

OTTAWA - American environmentalists are urging the White House not to make any deals with Canada that would green-light TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline — even if America's neighbour to the north ge...
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Strained Relationship To Get Worse?

The strained relationship between Canada and the United States over energy policy is likely to get worse before it gets better, with a decision on Keystone XL likely to politically strain relations be...
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Harper To America: Let's Do This Thing

Prime Minister Stephen Harper told an American audience today that the Keystone XL pipeline "absolutely needs to go ahead." Harper made the pipeline pitch while taking questions at the Council on For...
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Canadians Want a Pipeline, Not a U.S. Campaign Issue

The presidential candidates will talk Keystone on the campaign trail as one more reason to defeat Barack Obama in November, although, historically, both U.S. political parties have taken turns advancing the U.S.-Canada relationship. It would be strange if that tradition came to grief under Barack Obama.