India uses coal to supply 65% of its power. It needs to import 4.5 million barrels of oil per day. China needs to import almost 9,000,000 barrels today and relies on coal for 62% of its energy needs. Canada has a surplus of refined oil and natural gas, yet still imports oil from Saudi Arabia.
The politics of energy reflects on these dilemmas and affects the environment, the economy, and the future. What are the challenges involved in the extraction and transportation of natural resources in Canada? What forces are at work for and against it? Should Canada help nations that need to reduce coal emissions?
Get a view from the inside and be part of the discussion with someone who has been directly involved in this process and has the inside story: Former President of the Treasury Board, Principle at Stockwell Day Connex, global trade consultant and frequent media commentator, Honourable Stockwell Day.