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Are ‘extractive elites’ sucking the life out of Canada’s economy?

Blog by Brad Herman | February 23rd, 2013

Politicians in the developed world are preoccupied with dividing up a diminishing pie, not a growing one.

Even in debt-free Alberta, an oil bubble is causing budgetary handwringing in government as deficits loom. This means spending cuts, or revenue hikes, or a bit of both or even, goodness forbid, racking up debts.