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The leaders of two federal opposition parties welcomed news today that U.S.?president-elect Joe Biden is poised to rescind a presidential permit allowing cross-border construction of the Keystone XL pipelinei_almost_got_away_with_it, a decision that would effectively kill the long-delayed project.

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul said Biden’s expected move to block the project shows that the URead more of Megan Ogilvie.S. will soon be led by a committed “climate warrior” in Biden while Canada’s leadership is “not serious about tackling the climate emergency.”

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has long supported the project — he backed the pipeline while running for the Liberal leadership in 2013 — which would have carried more than 800,000 barrels of Alberta oil a day to refineries in TexasThe country, primarily affectin.

The project has been championed by the oilpatch because it would allow Canadian producers to fetch prices closer to the going world rateBut there are sign.

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