Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline on first day
January 17, 2021
TORONTO (AP) — Top officials in Canada want a chance to make the case for a long disputed oil pipeline to be built amid reports President-elect Joe Biden will cancel Keystone XL.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday he will seek legal damages if reports are true that Biden plans to scrap the pipeline on his first day upon taking office. Biden's plan is outlined in transition documents seen by Canadian media outlets.
"We hope President-elect Biden will show respect for Canada and will sit down and at the very least talk to us," Kenney said.
Biden spokesman Andrew Bates said Monday t...