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Joe Clark says the Harper government has let Canada’s relationships with emerging powers ‘atrophy.’
Joe Clark says the Harper government has let Canada’s relationships with emerging powers ‘atrophy.’
(Jim Young/Reuters)

What ex-PM Joe Clark says Harper did wrong on Keystone XL

He’s from Alberta, a Conservative and a free trader.

So it’s no surprise that former prime minister Joe Clark backs the Keystone XL pipeline that would free Canada’s heavy oil sands crude from market isolation and deeply discounted prices and deliver them to the U.S. gulf coast where huge refineries and world prices could unlock future expansion of Alberta’s massive reserves.