NDP’s Mulcair prefers cross-Canada oil pipeline, despite critical think-tank report

OTTAWA – Tom Mulcair is sticking by his assertion that piping oilsands bitumen across Canada is preferable to building the Keystone XL pipeline to the U.S. Gulf coast, despite a new report [Pembina Institutte] that contradicts his key assumptions.

… While he maintains Keystone XL is environmentally unsustainable and should never have gotten off the drawing board, Mulcair contends a cross-Canada pipeline would keep construction and refining jobs in Canada rather than exporting them to the United States.

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