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"We're friends,we're neighbours."
That is the message from Alberta's Energy Minister as he speaks to the Vancouver Board of Trade about challenges Alberta faces in moving its oil products.
Ken Hughes says he is here to collaborate and work with British Columbians when it comes to moving bitumen from Alberta through BC.
And what is he hearing?
'Well, I think there's a diversity of opinion . I'm here to listen. i'm not hear to try and interpret and speak on behalf of british columbians. i'm really hear to listen, to try to understand what people's concerns are, try to understand what's going on in this province."
Hughes says all of Canada is hurting because of the challenges Alberta is facing in moving its oil products.