canada needs to vote out alot of the cronies selling out to big business interests. this is long overdue.. if canada thinks they can run their economy based upon selling shale oil to the USA, think again..
companies are already perfecting biomass *biogasoline* which is sustainable @ $3-$5 a gallon. the best part is that this new fuel is a direct replacement for gasoline.. biomass gasoline and doesn't have to use FOOD as it's source.. almost any bio waste can be used.
the middle east better get their ducks in a row.. oil might end up a commodity with permanently destroyed demand the higher they raise the price. just about the same can be said for broadband when sold as a metered (by the byte) product.