GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau helps the oil sector, just not a lot

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Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

Having pursued policies that helped undermine Canada’s oil sector for so long, some would find it ironic Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave it $1.7 billion on Friday to clean up orphaned and inactive oil wells. But given the beleaguered state of Canada’s oil industry, hit by the double whammy of the COVID-19 economic crisis and historically low oil prices, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wasn’t going to look Trudeau’s gift horse in the mouth.