Research Fellow, The Parkland Institute, University of Alberta
Worked at Alberta Treasury and Alberta Treasury Branches for 25 years concentrating on public debt issuance, financial sector policy and economics. Director, Institute for Public Economics at University of Alberta Economics' department from 2009-13, Have contributed opinion pieces since 2010 in Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald. I have been published in Alberta Views (April 2020) and CBC opinion piece on the Alberta budget. Since 2018 two co-authored and one sole-authored reports for the Parkland Institute.
Over the past five years, ownership of oilsands production has become hyperconcentrated in four companies: Cenovus Energy, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), Imperial Oil Limited and Suncor Energy. These four...