Good Politics Versus Bad Policy: The Fallacy of Value-Added Industries

Registration and Breakfast – 7:30 a.m., Presentation 8:00 a.m.


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Join The School of Public Policy for the release of a new report by author Trevor Tombe that, perhaps for the first time, analyzes whether Alberta should be trying to create more value-added industries rather than simply exporting our raw goods. The logic from Thomas Mulcair and others is elegant, and tempting – if we keep our raw products in Canada and make something with them, we make more jobs and add more value to the economy.

The trouble is, it doesn’t work that way. Find out why by joining us at this breakfast presentation.