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Thomas Mulcair, federal NDP leader and Leader of the Opposition, has recently been berating Canada’s environmental performance as he travels in the United States: “In the U.S. people know how to read,” he said. “They know that Canada is the only country that has withdrawn from Kyoto. They know that the Conservatives can’t possibly meet their Copenhagen targets [on greenhouse gas emissions] precisely because of the oilsands. They have to stop playing people for fools.” In another presentation, Mr.

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The European Commission was wrongheaded when, in October, it singled out oil extracted from Canada's ‘tar sands' by proposing a higher carbon-emissions value for it than for other sources of fossil fuel.