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The Fraser Institute

February 18, 2015 10:30 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: New Study Spotlighting Alberta Government Program Spending Coming Thursday, February 19

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2015) - On Thursday, February 19, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the Alberta government's program spending patterns over the past decade.

The study, Fumbling the Alberta Advantage: How Alberta Squandered a Decade of High Energy Prices, examines the effect of past spending choices on upcoming budgets especially in light of falling energy prices.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

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