environmental concerns regarding pipeline

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Alberta needs less words, more deeds from Premier Notley

This government has saddled Albertans with carbon taxes, carbon-emission caps, coal power plant phase-outs, and more.

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More than 99 per cent of crude oil and petroleum products transported by pipelines arrive at their final destination.

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BC Premier Christy Clark’s demand for payments in return for permission to ship oil across BC lands is ill advised. It does not matter whether this payment takes the form of a claim on Alberta’s royalties or is based on the amount of oil flowing through the pipe; it is equivalent to a tax on trade and which, like tariffs on imports from abroad, results in high administrative costs, raises consumer prices and lowers living standards of all Canadians. It is rightly prohibited by federal legislation.