LIKE YOU, I’ve heard most of the Trans Mountain Pipeline arguments from both sides. I’ve watched and listen to the pre-sanitized sound bites from the politicians as well as corporate and environmental special interest groups.
However, last week Ottawa introduced a new and stark two-worded talking point and has been using it at every opportunity since. Suddenly pipelines are, according to James Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, in the National Interest.
Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. He tweets @mcrider1.