Foreign investment on Anti-Oil Campaign
A new Financial post article calls into question the interests behind foreign investment for oil and gas opposition groups and the influence of these groups on national policy.
Former BC Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton raises concerns about foreign funding for anti-pipeline campaigns.Findings show that pipelines are not being turned down due to approval or building concerns, but rather to the well funded and highly active political opposition, whose aim is to keep Canadian oil on the ground and landlocked to further serve the interests of their foreign supporters.
The consequences of these opposition campaigns have long-term effects on the Canadian landscape, from forcing oil production out of Canada, amounting to great revenue losses, to having oil produced in countries which do not have the same stringent environmental protections that we do.
Its time to stand together against foreign interests that do not advance Canadian industry, and ingenuity.
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