Bruce Campbell, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

EVENT DATE: December 10, 2014
TOPIC: Managing Canada’s Oil Wealth

The rapid expansion in Alberta’s bitumen oil production has given rise to a raft of issues affecting Canadians. Bruce Campbell is the author of two recent reports: “The Petro-Path Not Taken: Comparing Norway with Canada and Alberta’s management of petroleum wealth;” and “The Lac-Mégantic disaster: where does the buck stop?”

He is a frequent media commentator, and author of five books and numerous articles on national and international public policy issues. He has appeared as a witness before Commons and Senate committees and before the US Congress.

Before coming to the CCPA in 1994, Bruce was a senior economist with the Canadian Labour Congress; and a researcher with the North South Institute. He holds an MA from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.