SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

July 12, 2017 06:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How much has Alberta contributed to Canada's economy? New study coming Thursday, July 13

CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - July 12, 2017) - On Thursday, July 13, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining Alberta and the Canadian economy.

A Friend in Need: Recognizing Alberta's Outsized Contribution to Confederation spotlights how the province benefited all of Canada during the recent oil boom.

Incidentally, Canada's premiers are meeting in Edmonton next week for the biannual Council of the Federation meeting.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, July 13 at 4:00 a.m. (Mountain).

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Contact Information

    Ben Eisen
    Alberta Prosperity Initiative
    Fraser Institute

    Steve Lafleur
    Senior Policy Analyst
    Fraser Institute

    To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:

    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    604-688-0221 ext. 589