Let’s Talk Energy – a continuing dialogue

This article is the last in the Canada West Foundation’s Let’s Talk Energy (LTE) series. LTE was born of a conversation in the fall of 2010 in which then-CEO Roger Gibbins coined the notion of an “ideas agenda” as part of the ongoing discussions about a Canadian energy strategy. This notion led to the development of the

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Investment in infrastructure is Canada’s economic health-care program

It is well established that sustained investment in public infrastructure brings results—enhanced economic productivity, higher competitiveness, and therefore, better rates of economic growth. And, it is this economic growth that generates revenue for governments with which to fund Canada’s globally-envied health care, education, and social safety nets.  Hence, our quality of life in this country.

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