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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #90 on: April 18, 2019, 10:01:51 am »
Just looking at Gas Buddy. Calgary price for regular. 22 cents less than Kim City and 55 cents less than most of the GVRD. For someone with a 20 gallon US tank that is over $41 more to fill up in Vancouver than Calgary.
That hits everything that has to move into or around Vancouver other than by transit. Even then it drives up the cost of operating diesel busses.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #91 on: April 18, 2019, 01:26:52 pm »
BC will convert to electric, and Alberta can import/export by air.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #92 on: April 18, 2019, 01:31:42 pm »
BC will convert to electric, and Alberta can import/export by air.


Well if that is your attitude maybe Alberta should just shut down the Port of Vancouverís access to the RoC.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #93 on: April 18, 2019, 01:44:22 pm »
Well if that is your attitude...

No, I am simply pointing out the attitude of several Albertans. It is funny however how quickly they arch their backs, roll back their ears, crouch, and stare when you put them in front of a mirror.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #94 on: April 18, 2019, 03:16:43 pm »
No, I am simply pointing out the attitude of several Albertans. It is funny however how quickly they arch their backs, roll back their ears, crouch, and stare when you put them in front of a mirror.

And I am noticing a centre of the universe attitude from Vancouverites that we used to reserve for Toronto.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #95 on: April 18, 2019, 03:26:13 pm »
And I am noticing a centre of the universe attitude from Vancouverites that we used to reserve for Toronto.
At least Toronto has a diverse economy that does not depend on laundering money for the Chinese.
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« Reply #96 on: April 19, 2019, 02:14:22 pm »
This is a very interesting blog post from a Langley writer who analyzes what "turn off the taps" really means in practice. He breaks down the BC fuel market in terms of sources, supply, and consumption.

BC consumes around 192,000 barrels of gas and diesel per day, of which 67,000 is refined in BC and 100,000 comes through the Trans Mountain from Edmonton. The remainder is purchased from Washington state.  The portion purchased from the US comes from the supply in what's termed  the "PADD 5" region, which includes Washington, Oregon, and California.    PADD 5 has a shortage of supply of refined fuel products, and BC is bidding against California and Oregon in a seller's market.

He goes on to explain how Alberta could "game" the mix of products going through the Trans Mountain to signficantly cut back the amount of refined products going to BC while continuing to supply the Burnaby terminal, the Burnaby refinery, and the Washington state pipeline system with oil.

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« Reply #97 on: April 19, 2019, 02:23:52 pm »


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« Reply #98 on: April 19, 2019, 02:37:16 pm »
This is a very interesting blog post from a Langley writer who analyzes what "turn off the taps" really means in practice. He breaks down the BC fuel market in terms of sources, supply, and consumption.

BC consumes around 192,000 barrels of gas and diesel per day, of which 67,000 is refined in BC and 100,000 comes through the Trans Mountain from Edmonton. The remainder is purchased from Washington state.  The portion purchased from the US comes from the supply in what's termed  the "PADD 5" region, which includes Washington, Oregon, and California.    PADD 5 has a shortage of supply of refined fuel products, and BC is bidding against California and Oregon in a seller's market.

He goes on to explain how Alberta could "game" the mix of products going through the Trans Mountain to signficantly cut back the amount of refined products going to BC while continuing to supply the Burnaby terminal, the Burnaby refinery, and the Washington state pipeline system with oil.

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Reality check BC.

I believe I may have posted this before but here it is again.

https://www.transmountain.com/product-destination
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #99 on: April 19, 2019, 02:50:39 pm »
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Did any UCP politician make such a claim or is this just partisan propaganda?
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #100 on: April 19, 2019, 03:59:00 pm »
Did any UCP politician make such a claim or is this just partisan propaganda?

Here's something that is not partisan propaganda. One UPC politician, Mark Smith, said that "women who have abortions are murderers, and that homosexual love is not real love". Kenney was offered numerous opportunities during an interview with Charles Adler to walk that back but he chose not to. That should give you some sense of the cut of his jib.

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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #101 on: April 19, 2019, 07:58:11 pm »
Here's something that is not partisan propaganda. One UPC politician, Mark Smith, said that "women who have abortions are murderers, and that homosexual love is not real love". Kenney was offered numerous opportunities during an interview with Charles Adler to walk that back but he chose not to. That should give you some sense of the cut of his jib.

Well, like it or not, Kenney is Premier for the next four years so we will have to wait and see whether all the dire predictions take place. Harper was supposed to be the worst thing since Attila the Hun and Genghis Kahn combined but like him or not, it didn't turn out that way.
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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #102 on: April 19, 2019, 08:06:02 pm »
Well, like it or not, Kenney is Premier for the next four years so we will have to wait and see whether all the dire predictions take place. Harper was supposed to be the worst thing since Attila the Hun and Genghis Kahn combined but like him or not, it didn't turn out that way.

You are completely correct.

I remember when Liberals did the exact same thing to the Conservatives, during the run up to the 2006 Election. It backfired, and the Conservatives would be the ruling party for nearly a decade.
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« Reply #103 on: April 19, 2019, 08:07:48 pm »
Well, like it or not, Kenney is Premier for the next four years so we will have to wait and see whether all the dire predictions take place. Harper was supposed to be the worst thing since Attila the Hun and Genghis Kahn combined but like him or not, it didn't turn out that way.

We can always hope.

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« Reply #104 on: April 19, 2019, 08:23:44 pm »
We can always hope.

Hope for what? Kenney taking away rights of the most vulnerable citizens?
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