However, egregious political hypocrisy is truly revealed by evidence that most profits from tar sands exploitation flow to foreign corporations. From Brendan DeMelle of desmogblog.com:
Tar Sands Oil Companies 71 Percent Foreign-Owned - Cue Ezra Levant's Outrage, May 10, 2012
"Publicly traded oil companies with active tar sands operations have a very high level of foreign ownership – 71 per cent.Recommend this post
"Some supposedly "Canadian" oil companies including Suncor, Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Imperial Oil and Husky are predominantly owned by foreign interests. More than half of Canada’s oil and gas revenue goes to companies under foreign control..."