7 reasons Canada needs new pipelines

With approximately 119,000 kilometres of transmission pipelines in Canada, do we really need more?

That’s a question we hear often, but in fact there are many reasons why new pipelines – particularly those transporting Canadian product to the coast – will benefit Canada and all Canadians.

Here’s an infographic, explaining some of the ways that new pipelines to tidewater are important:

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As you can see, Canada needs access to international markets if we are to stay competitive in one of our safest and most important industries.

You can learn more in the full report, ‘Why Canada needs new capacity to tidewater’ (PDF). And for more about the importance of exports to Canada’s economy, check out ‘market access Q&A with Dr. Robert Mansell’.