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Feb 14, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jeffery J. Nichols

Leduc No. 1 and Alberta's unluckiest lucky day

David J. Climenhaga
Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.
Blog
Dec 27, 2013

Oil Sands fever

Yves Engler
Widely known as “Dutch Disease”, this well established economic paradox has become a taboo subject in this country.
Photos
Oct 17, 2012
Photo: SkyTruth / flickr

Resource mismanagement in Canada

rabble staff
The first principal of effective resource economies is to not squander your wealth. Canada's record? "Lamentable."
Blog
Oct 16, 2012

Failing grades: The Canadian resource economy -- Part 1

Christopher Majka
The first principal of effective resource economies is to not squander your wealth. Blowing the wad blows your financial prospectus and robs from future generations. Canada's record? "Lamentable."
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Jun 14, 2012
Photo: . Shell/Flickr

Dutch disease on the Rideau

Erin Weir
A report recently released by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute claims Canada does not suffer from Dutch disease. Unfortunately, the studies the authors draw on for this conclusion are riddled by it.
Blog
May 31, 2012
photo courtesy of Sierra Club Canada.

Dutch Disease denial: Inflation, politics and tar

Christopher Majka
Does Canada suffer from Dutch disease? Many economic studies confirm it. Is there a solution? Yes. So why demonize Thomas Mulcair when he calls a spade a spade? Governments must get out of denial.
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