Layton's oil sands tour
Jack Layton played tour guide today.
After boarding his campaign plane early this morning (really early) we headed to Northern Alberta.
As the plane got near the oil sands it dipped down to 5,000 feet so everyone could get a better look.
What we saw were huge swaths of inky water with roads running in and out.
Linda Duncan, the NDP's candidate for Edmonton-Strathcona is also long-time environmentalist and she pointed out key developments as we flew over them.
Layton watched intently at the window.
And later asked, "Who is going to clean this all up?"
— Rosemary Barton
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