CALGARY - The federal NDP waded into the heart of the oilpatch Thursday,
accusing the Conservative government of delaying its decision on the proposed
$15.1-billion takeover of Nexen Inc. by a state-owned Chinese company to push
it past the upcoming byelection in Calgary Centre.
NDP candidate Dan Meades - accompanied by Opposition natural resources
critic Peter Julian - said CNOOC's bid for Calgary-based Nexen is ringing alarm