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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Palin Update

Sarah Palin is not going to go away. In fact, she is starting to burnish her credentials. Now she is conducting international negotiations has begun to speak out on foreign affairs

CTV reports:
Just a few days after signing a historic agreement that will see a Canadian company build a massive pipeline to flow natural gas from Alaska to Alberta, Gov. Sarah Palin says she is working to strengthen relations with Canada, and Barack Obama should too.

Palin, who recently lost her vice-presidential bid on a shared ticket with presidential candidate John McCain, spoke to CTV's Canada AM from Fairbanks, Alaska, just after signing the deal with TransCanada pipeline. She granted the company US$500 million to plan the pipeline, with construction set to begin in 2011.

She suggested the contract is an example of cross-border co-operation that Democratic president-elect Barack Obama can learn from.

"I want to grow the relationship we have with Canada," Palin said.

Read it here.