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22-01-2009, 08:40 AM
Ignatieff touts Alberta tar sands

Oil industry key to Canada's geopolitical power, Liberal leader tells Quebecers in unity pitch

Jan 22, 2009 04:30 AM
Andrew Chung
Quebec Bureau Chief

MONTREAL–Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff brought a pragmatic message to this environmentally conscious province yesterday, defending Alberta in the name of national unity.
Keenly aware that his greatest future electoral opportunity is in Quebec, and his greatest challenge in Alberta, Ignatieff essentially told Quebecers they needed to get with the program when it comes to the Alberta tar sands.

22-01-2009, 09:39 AM
I'm pleased about this - the Liberals are becoming a mainstream centre party again. Dion's sidetrack will just be remembered as a bad dream, I hope, it is better to have to centre parties in Canada, so that we can have a real opposition, and real choice.

22-01-2009, 10:43 AM
^ I could not agree more. I think Iggy is "The Man"