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Chicago mission to highlight global importance of Alberta's energy resources

Government of Alberta -- Premier to champion oil sands in U.S. Midwest
Edmonton... Premier Alison Redford will focus on Alberta’s energy relationship with the U.S. when she meets with key decision makers and media February 25 to 29 in Chicago, Illinois.

“It is critical that Alberta broadens our outreach efforts and optimizes our effectiveness in the U.S.,” said Premier Redford. “We need to be more coordinated and strategic in how we approach our efforts in the U.S. and it is critical that we ensure our American friends understand who we are as a people and how important our relationship is.”

Redford will meet with a diverse set of stakeholders while in Chicago, including leading Illinois executives when she speaks at the prestigious Executives’ Club of Chicago. The Premier will also have meetings with the Chicag


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we need to reduce, reuse, recycle and use less overall.
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Thank you for posting.
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Good to promote their resources.
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When politics talk, there is always a chance that some things can go wrong.
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Sure
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I love Chicago but does anyone know what they are talking about here?
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Too much politics and greed!!!!
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OK.
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Ok
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Chicago?
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Having oil closer won't change our price at the pump unless someone steps in and says so, it sure isn't the guys in DC now.
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Greasing the skids for future deals...nothing wrong with that.
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Go Canada. Produce.

Alas, we cannot. At least until January 20, 2012.
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After reading this, I checked & we are still $4.00 / gallon..
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SparkieMi - Wouldn't that be great?!! Oh, they already do.....think only of themselves, though.
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I would prefer to buy oil from Canada rather than the Mid-East. How about a price break?
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hank1326 hits it right on!!!! I would also like to add WHAT IS BEST FOR
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drill drill here no export lets export obama I think we should send Obama to the moon using rocket fuel, then bring him back using the "alternative" energies he's trying to ram down our throats.
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Go for it.
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Make Canada our new OPEC
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You pump it, we will buy it
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Fine by me!
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Too much politics, not enough common sense.
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Let the mission begin.
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2012 8:16:52 PM

I agree I will also take oil from Canada anytime over sand oil.
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2012 8:16:34 PM

Just when Canada's Big Oil is pushing Keystone.
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dollarwatcher, you obviously have no clue what you are talking about. Your ignorance is most laughable. No land was taken nor bought. TransCanada offers a landowner a fair market value to lease the easement for the pipeline (ROW) to pass through. The landowner will receive an annual lease fee as long as the pipeline is buried there. If the landowner does not agree with the lease rate offered, then eminent domain is exercised and the amount will be decide in court. This is to prevent gold diggers from holding up projects to extort more money from the pipeline companies.

Please do some homework before you open your big mouth. It really stinks!
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Meeting in Obama's hometown.
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ok so build the pipeline already
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They have an idiots agenda.
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we need Keystone--is the administration listening, or do they want us to use oil from unfriendly countries at higher prices?
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All this just to get the pipeline built.
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Funny that we don't even get that we are no self sufficient
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The oil sands are going to be the premier source of oil supplies for the world in the not too distant future.
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I'll take Canadian oil over Saudi oil anytime.
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Cool
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Hey premier, tell us how Canada can take a US citizens land from them. This has a lot of people pissed.
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The US already imports more Canadian oil than anywhere else. Why not strengthen that relationship and wean our unfriendly oil suppliers from the revenue they get from us to use against us.
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Man, is Canada begging or what?
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Ok
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The Keystone pipeline should be built with the stipulation that refined fuels from this source stays in North America (Canada, US, Mexico).
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Would rather purchase crude oil from friendly Canada then very unfriendly Venezuela.
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