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Canada Speeds Up Transportation Review
Wed Jun 25, 2014 04:44 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Canada on Wednesday said it would accelerate plans to review its transportation rules as shifting conditions challenge the country's ability to get its vast supply of commodities to foreign markets in a timely fashion.

Canada's economy is at a turning point, with policy makers hoping exports will drive growth as Canadians pare back consumption amid near-record debt levels. But the country faces heightened export challenges, notably a lack of pipeline infrastructure and uncertainty over the future of two major pipeline projects, including TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL.

That lack of pipeline infrastructure has Canadian energy producers shipping more ...

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