Thursday November 14, 2019
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Taxpayers are losing billions due to a lack of pipelines

by Aaron Wudrick and Franco Terrazzano

Canadians are losing billions of dollars because governments are getting in the way of pipeline development.
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation calculated how much extra revenue the federal government would collect if a lack of pipelines didn’t reduce the Canadian price of oil compared to the U.S. price, based on data released by the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer.
It’s a big number.

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