By 2030, China will surpass the United States as the largest global consumer of oil. At the same time, its government is trying to diversify its oil dependency on the Middle East.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks to reporters after giving a speech to a crowd of businesspeople in Ottawa last week. She announced on Nov. 28 that Alberta will be purchasing additional rail cars so it can transport 120,000 more barrels of oil per day. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With a rapidly dropping oil price, experts suggest looking across the Pacific Ocean to divest its traditional, north-south oil trading route, but the delay in pipeline construction inhibits Canada’s oil and natural gas reaching B.C.’s coast.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner