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An Economy of Well-being: Mark Anielski speaks to Alberta Greening Government Series

Economist and author Mark Anielski is interviewed by Ted Ritzer, host of the Alberta Greening Government Speakers Series about his second forthcoming book An Economy of Well-being: Common Sense Tools for Building Genuine Wealth and Happiness (April 2018). Mark outlines … Continue reading

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Alberta and UN Sustainable Development Goal #1: End Poverty

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6347603326812643328 In this series of articles I will attempt to present a portrait of Alberta’s performance with respect to the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The first UN SDG is to eliminate Poverty. On an international level the UN’s … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Progress Towards UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 (End Hunger)

In this series of articles I will present a portrait of Alberta’s performance with respect to the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The UN SDG #2 is to achieve zero hunger. On an international level the UN’s goal is … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity: Building Equity, Well-being and Interest-free Mortgage Living

July 9, 2017 (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) I’m a big fan of Habitat for Humanity. In my view, they are the only genuine affordable housing program which provides the benefit of zero-interest mortgage, mortgage payments that never exceed 25% of a … Continue reading

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What happened to our investment in the Great Canadian Oilsands? Now Suncor?

There is talk today about the future of Suncor and who should own Suncor shares, as shares are trading at $42.28 today (February 9, 2017), exceeding the $40/share highs of November 4, 2015, with dividend yields of 3.04%. As oil companies grapple … Continue reading

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