Insight: Security fears dogged Canada debate on China energy bid

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The Nexen building is seen in downtown Calgary, Alberta, July 23, 2012. In September 2012, two months after China's state-owned CNOOC Ltd made an unexpected $15.1 billion bid for Canadian energy company Nexen Inc, Canada's spy agency told ministers that takeovers by Chinese companies may threaten national security. REUTERS/Todd Korol/Files