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The 180 | Apr 12, 2013 | 10:00

Keystone ads too tame?

Alberta Premier Alison Redford headed to Washington this week to talk about oil sands projects with proponents and opponents of the Keystone Pipeline. The provincial government placed ads in D.C Media which critics say could hurt more than help.

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