NDP willing to partner with Alberta energy industry but still opposed to Northern Gateway

Federal Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair told a Calgary business crowd Tuesday an NDP government would be a partner with Alberta’s energy industry.

But the New Democrat reiterated to reporters that he remains adamantly opposed to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline to the British Columbia coast and that the planned Keystone XL line into the United States would not be a priority for his party.

In the city for the first time since last fall’s Calgary Centre byelection campaign, Mulcair stressed to a Calgary Chamber of Commerce luncheon the common interests between the NDP and the business community.

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  • icepicklobotomy

    It’s a wonder that Tom has any time at all for thinking about partnering with Alberta as he seems to be quite busy in the US lobbying against Keystone…

    What’s wrong with this picture?