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Dr. Roger Gibbins

Economic disparity: the elephant in the room

By Dr. Roger Gibbins on August 7, 2008

The provincial and territorial leaders chose a festive location for their recent Council of the Federation meeting as Quebec City celebrates its 400th anniversary. Unfortunately, there was nothing festive about the unrelenting bad economic news that confronted the premiers as stocks fell, inflation rose, and the American slump deepened...