Industry leaders, policy-makers, and academics need to embark on a fundamental re-think of the entire architecture of our energy system to respond to changing circumstances.
Recall history. Oil was discovered in Ontario in 1865. Today, oil extraction in Ontario is no longer of any economic significance and, yet, Ontario continues to thrive. There is no reason to assume that a different economic future for Alberta or Saskatchewan is not possible.
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