National Newswatch

In Ottawa today to meet with the prime minister, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Justin Trudeau’s government faces a stark choice: either approve Teck Resources’ massive planned oilsands project or risk leaving the country’s oil industry “with no way forward.”

Teck’s project, the Frontier Mine, is a 292-square-kilometre open-pit petroleum-mining operation in the northern reaches of Alberta. It’s projected to produce some 260,000 barrels of oil a day — if it gets the necessary approvals from the federal Liberal government.

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