Tories and Grits defend oil sands against National Geographic attack

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Sat, Feb 28th, 2009 09:53 by capnasty NEWS

After National Geographic ran a 20-page article titled The Canadian oil boom: Scraping the bottom, highlighting the environmental and social problems the exploitation of Alberta's oil sands is causing, Conservative and Liberal party members were quick to defend the oil sands as a "strategic asset," dismissing both article and implications.

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