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Premier Alison Redford in Vancouver speaking to the Canadian Bar Association and had a new audience, but delivered a familiar message.
Premier Redford says they're going ahead on the energy strategy with or with out BC Premier Christy Clark.
"She made her position very clear, ours is very clear, our position hasn't changed. We believe its very important for economic benefits to be spread across the country and we don't believe fundamentally changing confederation to allow that to happen is appropriate."
"So I wouldn't' entertain any discussion with respect to sharing of Alberta royalties."
They could talk again Redford says, but nothing's imminent.
"There are lots of things going on every single week in every province across the country that take the attention of leaders and premiers and I'm sure another discussion will take place but there are no plans for that."
Pressed on Gateway, Redford says she's not there with a single mindedness of that one project.
"The position of the government of Alberta is not with respect to being a proponent for one commercial project because this pipeline is a commercial project and I think its entirely appropriate for people in British Columbia to have a discussion with respect to whether or not this makes sense for people in BC. What I've been saying as the Premier of Alberta is that its important for us all as political leaders to work together to ensure there's access to international markets and that there isn't any particular province that should get more access or less access to international markets based on their geographic location."