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Quebec open to oil pipeline project

The Gazette -- Quebec would be open to having an oil pipeline pass through it to bring crude from Alberta to New Brunswick as long as the project served the interests of Quebecers, Premier Marois said in a statement Monday. She wouldn’t be opposed to the $5-billion dollar project, which also needs the approval of other provinces before going ahead.

Quebec was the only holdout among provinces between Alberta and Atlantic Canada that appear open to shipping western Canadian crude east. All premiers now appear onside.

A working group has been set up to examine what the technical, environmental and economic
implications of the project would be for Quebecers.

The project would mean transforming an existing natural gas line from Alberta to Montreal, then extending the line to Quebec City or Saint Jo


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honda0105
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all we get is lots of extra carbon in the atmosphere.
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XL won't bring the promised jobs, but bring a high level of pollution to the southern US.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:49:32 AM

fend for yourselve my northern neighbors,
4 more years befor the xl gets the go ahead
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:37:47 AM

Canada - get it done. Won't happen in the U.S., at least in the near term.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:36:33 AM

Build it.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:35:41 AM

an people wonder why this Nobama an his economic policies are letting other countries pass us by...
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:34:54 AM

Good for Canada!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:32:47 AM

Good for them!!!
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bearzz
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:32:31 AM

If it is good for the people of Quebec . . . what a concept. Too bad that's not the attitude for us by our government.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:31:56 AM

Go Quebec.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:29:57 AM

Sounds like good news for the east coast.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:29:52 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:29:04 AM

go for it.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 11:21:33 AM

sweet
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 10:45:32 AM

good for all
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 9:17:45 AM

good for them. possibly good for the U.S.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 8:43:09 AM

This would help eastern Canada.
Would it help eastern US?
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:27:36 AM

Lets make it happen. Then we could eliminate all imported crude. Refine more in Ontario and ship the gas south.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:26:32 AM

good get it done
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Wow, they get'r done!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:23:41 AM

They can put a pipeline in my backyard... as long as I get a tap to it!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:23:15 AM

okay
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:22:56 AM

Good. I'm always open to pipeline projects as well.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:19:51 AM

Are we serving pie today?
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:19:47 AM

And while the pipeline is being built maybe Great Lakes shipping would be revived?????? At least during the shipping season.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:19:28 AM

Good for Quebec
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:19:19 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:18:51 AM

Good for Quebec.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:18:24 AM

Ah, politics.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:18:06 AM

In other words they want a big piece of the pie.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:17:56 AM

If they can get it to the eastern seaports they can get better prices for it in Europe.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:17:08 AM

what happens to the oil from newfoundland and labrador ? is it higher quality therefore gets sold on the world market > i smell a rat .
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:16:37 AM

Who would have thought?
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:15:20 AM

Canada can do what it wants to.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:14:36 AM

They have no problem having a pipeline run through Maine with no benefit to Maine and we take all the risks. So how dare they say they will approve a pipeline to another Canadian province so long as it benefits them (insinuating if it doesn't they won't go along).
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Too bad DC isn't
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:13:51 AM

Pipeline for where??
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:12:58 AM

A pipeline is the way to go.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:12:07 AM

they will export to usa ???
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:11:43 AM

Who wouldn't want to profit from this.
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What's the hold up?
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:11:28 AM

Get her done!
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:09:48 AM

Let's get it done
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:09:39 AM

So
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:08:55 AM

Can't wait forever for Keystone. It could help reduce pump prices in the Maritimes too.

[Edited by: Gassed01 at 2/19/2013 7:10:20 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:08:21 AM

All this talk about piping fossil fuels around just instigates the greenies.
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little help for the us.
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Maybe the US govt should take a lesson.
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 7:06:13 AM

ok
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jobs for them
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