National Newswatch

Brian Mulroney says the country needs risk-taking leadership to get domestic oil and gas moving overseas, as well as a plan to work co-operatively and bring Canadians onside.

The former Tory prime minister’s remarks Tuesday, in a speech organized by the progressive think tank Canada 2020, come as major pipeline projects languish in limbo.

They have been stymied largely by opposition from First Nations, environmentalists and ordinary Canadians concerned with the impact on their communities.

The Canadian Press
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