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Controversy awaiting Obama in Canada

Activists want him to oppose use of oil sands

Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner on an Ottawa bridge yesterday, urging President Obama to oppose oil sands Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner on an Ottawa bridge yesterday, urging President Obama to oppose oil sands (Chris Wattie/ Reuters)
Globe News Services / February 19, 2009

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President Obama, who has vowed to spend billions developing cleaner sources of energy, will face a touchy energy issue today in Canada, his first foreign visit as president. (Full article: 499 words)

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