25 Dec '11, 8am

Half of Canadians Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline | Care2 Causes

Half of Canadians Oppose Keystone XL Pipeline | Care2 Causes

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) believes it has the support of Canadians. CAPP President David Collyer told the Financial Post that “it is important not to construe the very strong and vocal opposition from environmental activists” as being representative of overall public sentiment. Recent poll numbers show that he may be out of touch with reality, since at least half of Canadians are opposed to many of the key projects planned by the oil industry. A recent Forum Research poll quoted by the Financial Post shows that the environmental impacts of proposed oil sands and pipeline projects are significant concerns for Canadians. The responses to some of the questions posed was as follows: Do you agree that oil from the Alberta oil sands is more ethical than oil from the Middle East? 60% agree 22% disagree 18% don’t know Are you in favor of the Keystone X...

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