Friday, December 4, 2009

"Hancock's musings don't make sense"

I had been preparing a response to Edmonton Whitemud MLA Dave Hancock's support for blocking bitumen exports, but Deborah Yedlin says much of what I would say and says it more succinctly.
Shouldn't the emphasis be on creating a better environment for companies to take the risks they need to develop the resource as cost-effectively as possible? This is what would benefit Albertans in the long run.
Once again, the musings of the Alberta government smack more of populist politics than they do of robust, long-term economic policy.

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