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Jul 13, 2021

What would a $10 billion investment in the oil sands do for Canada's job creation and economy? It's a question economist Philip Cross of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute posed in a recently published study.

Cross discusses his findings which highlight the industry's role as a durable job creation and economic growth engine for all of Canada: a role that can help us pull back from record government deficits while offering solutions to environmental challenges through innovation leadership.