Speaking at the CERAWeek conference in Houston this week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he will succeed where his predecessor, Stephen Harper, and his father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, had failed, CBC News reported.
"No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil and just leave it in the ground [...] The resource will be developed. Our job is to ensure this is done responsibly, safely and sustainably," Trudeau said.
Canada’s National Energy Program (NEP) had inhibited growth and jobs, Trudeau admitted.
"Our immediate predecessors tried...
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