Ontario to target federal carbon tax, support pipeline construction, in fall fiscal update Mr. Ford’s government is also set to issue a public declaration of support for pipeline projects, such as the revival of Energy East, in the province’s first fall economic statement this week
Everyone thought the Keystone XL pipeline was dead — then Trump won. If Doug Ford supports the pipeline now, that might lie dormant for a while. But if in 2019, or more likely 2023, if Trudeau is kicked out, perhaps that pipeline could be built again.
Or maybe all the oil and gas companies will just be too busy drilling in Texas and Pennsylvania and North Dakota — where they’re actually wanted — to risk coming back to Canada, the only country in the world whose politicians are stupid enough to kill the goose that lays the golden egg...