Ms. Smith’s [firewall] language may prove attractive to voters, but it means Alberta will likely be pursuing a more aggressive strategy at a time when it most needs the co-operation of other provinces, said David Taras, a political scientist at Mount Royal University.
“Just as we need more and more help to get our pipelines through,” he noted.
The odds that Northern Gateway will ever get anywhere near Kitimat are low enough as it is. Send in the knuckle-walkers, and it will fall to zero.
Which I suppose is one reason to cheer for a Wildrose victory.