The good and the bad of a Trump presidency for Canadian energy

Today, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, and while nobody knows how Mr. Trump will actually govern, his rhetoric leading up to today’s inauguration offered both potential opportunities for Canada, and potential problems.On the upside, Mr. Trump ran for office explicitly pledging to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which could give Canada, and particularly hard-hit Alberta, a bit of an economic lift. It would also fit in with Mr. Trump’s pledge to create “jobs, jobs, jobs” for America’s growing population of unemployed blue-collar workers.On the downside, Mr. Trump is now talking about

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