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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:58:04 PM

Canada's energy future is bigger than one pipeline deal, Jim Prentice tells business forum

Canada is a weak player in the "global energy game" and needs to improve its performance by selling more oil to China and Asia, warns one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's most trusted former cabinet ministers.

"For Canada, that is obviously where the future has to be," said Jim Prentice, a senior banking executive who used to hold the industry and environment portfolios in the Conservative government.

"This hard new reality that we are facing — the so-called global energy game — is one that we are forced into, and frankly one that we are not yet playing with sufficient skill, foresight or cohesiveness."

The energy industry is being radically transformed, and Canada has to diversify its energy
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SycamoreISU
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 9:47:05 AM

The words "energy game" say it all.
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 7:58:39 AM

The Canadian government lacks strength on a global arena
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 6:58:39 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:59:02 PM

China and some 3rd world countries pollute far more and are doing little to nothing about it!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:39:59 PM

i totally agree
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:35:17 PM

Hopefully Canada can succeed.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:23:35 PM

wish them luck.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:59:18 PM

A big game is looming
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