According, to Postmedia News, the NDP leader is telling the Americans that it's their decision on whether to approve Keystone but not to believe the Harper government's claims that Canada has a good record on the environment.
"In the U.S. people know how to read," Mulcair said in an interview according to Postmedia.
"They know that Canada is the only country that has withdrawn from Kyoto. They know that the Conservatives can’t possibly meet their Copenhagen targets (on greenhouse gas emissions) precisely because of the oilsands. They have to stop playing people for fools," he noted adding that he'd rather see a cross-Canada pipeline.
"...A president who has repeatedly identified climate change as one of humanity’s most pressing dangers cannot in good conscience approve [the Keystone pipeline] project that — even byRead More »from NDP leader Thomas Mulcair slams Canada’s environmental record in Washington D.C.