Scrap 'ethical oil' for 'conscientious' approach, Canada told

After Obama's involvement in the Keystone XL pipeline delay, analysts say the Harper government should instead promote Canada's democracy, governance structure and environmental safeguards. But proponents are sticking with their slogan, saying it just nee

Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 11/30/2011 12:00 am EST

United States President Barack Obama's move to delay the final decision on TransCanada Corp.'s highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline had some pronouncing the death of the "ethical oil" argument.

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