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Nexen takeover proposal in Canada's hands

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China National Offshore Oil Company's offer for Calgary-based Nexen would give it control of the company's Gulf of Mexico operations. (Nexen)

This week, Nexen shareholders voted to approve a $15 billion takeover bid by the China National Offshore Oil Company. For his thoughts on the proposed takeover, Rebecca talked to Charles Burton. He's a a professor of political science at Brock University and a former counsellor at the Canadian embassy in Beijing.

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