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The Alberta government has been spending a lot of money lately on infrastructure, possibly partly because it was under the impression that Alberta suffered an infrastructure deficit relative to other provinces…
Protectionism in such a sector from a very large country like China is a cause for concern…
Blockchain technology is still in its infancy, but already it has begun to revolutionize global trade. Its lure is irresistible because of the simplicity with which it can replace the standard methods of documentation, smooth out logistics, increase transparency, speed up transactions, and ameliorate the planning and tracking of trade.
Whether it’s a big city or a small town, all Canadian municipalities have core issues that their elected politicians are concerned about. Regardless of size, the daily business of a municipality must be managed and policies determined about such bread-and-butter issues as garbage collection, snow removal, wastewater and sewage, fire protection, economic development and fixing potholes.
When the world wants expertise on the mining and oil and gas industries, it comes calling at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy. Deborah Archibald, a geologist and former assistant deputy minister for resources in the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) , is the director of the SPP’s Extractive Resource Governance program (ERGP).
With questions about alliances, economic and political insecurity the idea of “The West” has never seemed as illusory as it does now. How has this happened, and what can be done about it? Join us for an engaging lecture: A Vision from Europe on the Future of “the West”. Register today!