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canada goose outlet mississauga Carr met Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson a month earlier. Lobbying reports say Carr or his chief of staff met Anderson nine times in the previous year. In the 12 months leading up to the decision to hit pause, Anderson had 23 meetings with members of cabinet, deputy ministers, policy directors, chiefs of staff in finance, environment canada goose uk outlet and natural resources, and the prime minister’s office. canada goose outlet mississauga

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official canada goose outlet It happened last week, when during an interview with The Canadian Press, he was asked if when he became the minister of natural resources on Nov. 4, 2015, he had any inkling that he’d eventually become the de facto owner of a pipeline. official canada goose outlet

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canada goose outlet ottawa Conservative canada goose outlet party Canada Goose Parka Leader Andrew Scheer believes Horgan’s election in May 2017 should have sent the Liberals into overdrive on the expansion. He says legislation to confirm federal jurisdiction should have come last summer. canada goose outlet ottawa

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canada goose outlet england It wasn’t actually until the end of April that Horgan filed his court challenge over jurisdiction, several weeks after his canada goose uk black friday threats caused Kinder Morgan to hit the brakes. By then, Carr acknowledges, the reality that Canada was going to have to buy it to build it, was uk canada goose already sinking in. canada goose outlet england

canada goose sale uk At a buy canada goose jacket parliamentary committee last week, Conservative natural resources critic Shannon Stubbs tried to get uk canada goose outlet Carr to explain how buying the pipeline had changed anything and she remains unconvinced it has accomplished much canada goose sale uk.

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