07 Dec '11, 5pm

Canadians and Americans unite, we are all just saying no to tarsands #noKXL #tarsands

Today, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet with President Obama in Washington DC. While the public reason for the meeting is about border issues, it is expected that climate, tar sands and the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will be discussed. Indeed, the Canadian conservative government has waged its pro-tar sands, anti-climate agenda in the U.S. for several years now as well as in Europe. This is out of sync with the Canadian and American public who are increasingly rejecting tar sands as unsustainable and incompatible with combating climate change. Just yesterday, Canadian regulators announced the permitting process for the Enbridge Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline has been put on hold for a year largely due to need to carefully consider the extraordinary public opposition and concern. It is time for the Canadian conservative government to stop being a lo...

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