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We need to draw a line in sand with Keystone XL

At its core, the debate is about whether we will continue to ignore the mounting warnings of climate scientists who tell us we are undermining our life support systems, or whether we will instead embrace the abundant clean energy resources that Canada has in order to rapidly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

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  TORONTO—This past week saw dozens of Canadians arrested on the Hill over a proposed new tar sands pipeline—Keystone XL—that would run from Alberta to refineries in Texas. The battle over the pipeline is symbolic of where we find ourselves as a country, and as a species that, unlike other animals, is capable of forward thinking.  At its core, the debate is about whether we will continue to ignore the mounting warnings of climate scientists who tell us

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