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The delicious irony of Donald Trump's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline: Rex Murphy

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has gotten a big political break, from an unlikely source

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has gotten a big political break, from an unlikely source

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House in Washington January 24, 2017. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

A positive decision for the Keystone XL didn't come through the regime of carbon taxes imposed by Premier Rachel Notley: it came through Donald Trump — a president who is probably only slightly more welcome to the NDP than Satan with his pitchfork.

As for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: his search for the exquisite balance between the economy and the environment just got a whole lot more difficult. More in the video, below.

Just four days into his presidency, Donald Trump has approved the Keystone XL Pipeline. It's great news for Alberta, but has major implications for Canadian politics 3:26

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