"They're trying to promote a pipeline that is completely unwanted," said Macdonald Stainsby, an anti-tar sands activist with oilsandstruth.org.
"People who promote these kinds of developments in areas where the benefits will be little to none tend to use a war on all fronts, from friends and neighbours to glossy pamphlets to promises of money that will never arrive," he
calls the proposed PR strategy proof that despite his
green image, Premier Gordon Campbell still takes his
marching orders from Ottawa and Washington.
"These efforts are linked to increasing energy supply from the tarsands, rather than reducing energy supply," he