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Resourcefulness may eventually trump resources, but a resource collision still looms

By Tim Harper      

The Canadian delegation to Davos illustrated this change of emphasis by Trudeau and the repudiation of the hewers of wood era of Stephen Harper.

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OTTAWA—If Justin Trudeau could lift the Canadian economy based on optimism, “positivity,” confidence and smiles, he would be presiding over much more than a country declared hip by some late-to-the party arrivals. He would be presiding over a global juggernaut. Canadians will generally applaud a leader who goes abroad and talks up our country, celebrates our diversity, speaks confidently about our future and cuts a swath through a blue-chip global gathering. No one wants to disappear down the

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