Trudeau told Albertans he understands they are hurting, including from the price gap between West Texas Intermediate and Western Canadian Select, which averaged around $45 US per barrel last month.
"There is no question that folks in Alberta, folks here in Calgary, are living through extremely difficult times. This is very much a crisis," Trudeau said.”
This should be expected with the US and OPEC flooding the markets. What can be done, hire the workers to build renewable energy infrastructure? But, of course, with oil prices collapsing, there are not a lot of alternatives.