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The Fraser Institute

August 13, 2014 11:05 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: New Study Examining Alberta's Government Program Spending Coming Thursday, August 14

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 13, 2014) - On Thursday, August 14, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on Alberta's government program spending.

The study, Post-boom spending in Alberta: A $41 billion splurge and lost opportunities, compares program spending (government sector salaries, for example) with other types of spending and investment.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, August 14 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

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