Skip to comments.Stephen Harper to visit China next month
Posted on 01/12/2012 4:29:02 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian
OTTAWA Prime Minister Stephen Harper is heading to China next month for his second official visit, as his government looks to boost bilateral trade and ship more energy products to the Asian powerhouse.
The Harper government is looking to increase petroleum exports to China, but those hopes are very much pinned on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project currently under review by the National Energy Board.
Public hearings began this week on the pipeline, which would ship oilsands bitumen from northern Alberta to a marine facility in Kitimat, B.C., where oil would be loaded onto tankers for export to Asia.
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The tar sands oil will reach the world market. The question is: will the jobs and energy go to the US or to China. A bonus for the US is that the pipeline will swing through North Dakota, picking up the increasing production there.
Could be to cement the deal for oil.
Chalk another Epic Fail up to Hussein in the USA.
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