VIDEO: With Keystone pipeline project halted, China looks to Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the "incident" with the United States over the Keystone Pipeline has led his country to look to China as an additional market for its products. (Photo from Reuters video.)

Canada is looking west, way west, rather than south after the United States turned down the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

In an interview with Reuters, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said his government was exploring opportunities with China in order to get the country's oil to market.

"I think we need to be clear. As much as I want to see that Keystone project proceed, this incident underscores the fact it is in this country's national interest to be able to sell its products beyond the United States," Harper said.

After US Oil Snub, Canada Focuses on China
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