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Canadian officials use Ethical Oil talking points in Keystone XL sales pitch

Carol Linnitt | Published by The Vancouver Observer on Mar 3, 2013

The US State Department recently released a draft version of its Keystone XL report – a document eagerly awaited by the pipeline’s proponents and opponents alike.

In the lead up to the release of the report (which disappointed environmental organizations across the board) Canadian officials worked overtime to extol the virtues of Alberta’s tar sands.

Their pitch? Get your oil from Canada, or get it from the devil.

Okay, well, maybe not the devil, but if you aren’t dealing with Canada, you’re dealing with despots, tyrants, oppressors of women and suppressors of democracy.

Sound familiar? MORE

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