He couldn’t be seen to look weak when it comes to asserting federal authority in the dispute between Alberta and B.C. And he couldn’t throw Alberta premier Rachel Notley under the bus after she bought into his climate change policies at great political cost to her NDP government. Article Continued BelowSo when Trudeau invited the bickering premiers to a meeting in Ottawa on Sunday it was pretty clear Trudeau would not be sweet talking B.C. Lougheed invested millions of dollars of government funds in oilsands projects, pipelines, and research into oilsands extraction. If they do abandon it anyway, Trudeau and Notley will wear that failure.
Source: thestar April 16, 2018 17:37 UTC