The president of Husky Energy told a Calgary crowd he thinks the period of of people looking at oil and gas as a “twilight industry” is coming to an end.

CEO Rob Peabody added there was a “huge” demand for oil products for at least the next 50 years.

Peabody and four other executives at Canada’s largest oil companies detailed growth plans in the face of carbon taxes and pipeline constraints.

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Yesterday, we asked if you would be impacted by the end of Greyhound bus service in Alberta. Here are the results:

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We also asked you to share your stories with us. Here are a few of the responses we received.

Bijie: This will affect me negatively! 😦 Living in a rural area with limited transit is difficult enough, & with my specialists being in Cranbrook & Calgary, heaven forbid my cancer comes back…….I’d have to relocate to get treatment, or put everything in storage while going through treatment, then trying to find affordable housing

Dustyn: Last time I took a bus two years ago I sat in the middle and the damn thing was so bumpy like all the wheels were unbalanced. From Vancouver to Calgary was brutal and the bus was full so I couldn’t change seats. I’ll never take another bus.

Lynda: We always ship our Christmas parcels Greyhound. Very reliable, reasonable and quick. Now what

Jim: I will not be impacted in any way but it is a sad day to see the end of Greyhound. Their fuel cost alone now must be huge and it will get even costlier next year with a Canada wide carbon tax on that fuel.

Marie: There are 2 million passengers effected by this. Some can only afford greyhound. Some do not own cars etc. What are people going to do? They cannot afford planes, trains, etc.

Juliet: I work with women and children fleeing domestic violence and if they are rural, we are always using greyhound to get them to a different location when they can’t afford it or if their partner is in control of all their funds. We probably connect with greyhound at least once a month to do this for someone. This lack of service puts people at risk and shows why …read more

Source:: Calgaryherald.com

      

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