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Larry Pratt wrote on energy and politics in Alberta for 25 years. He is the author of The Tar Sands: Syncrude and the Politics of Oil (1976), co-author of Prairie Capitalism (1979), and several other studies. He taught political science at the University of Alberta from 1971 to 1997.
We are paying a high price for free trade. The 49th Parallel is vanishing, creating a new integrated continental oil and gas market in which Canadian energy industries are used to feed an ever-growing American demand.