A top legislator in Canada's ruling Conservative Party makes public his fierce opposition to...

|By:, SA News Editor

A top legislator in Canada's ruling Conservative Party makes public his fierce opposition to Cnooc's (CEO) $15.1B bid for Nexen (NXY), underlining the political challenges facing the government as it studies the takeover. The comments from James Bezan, chair of the House of Commons national defense committee, are among the harshest attacks any Conservative has launched on the bid.