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Mining trucks carry loads of oil-laden sand at the Albian Sands oils sands project in Fort McMurray, Alta.
Mining trucks carry loads of oil-laden sand at the Albian Sands oils sands project in Fort McMurray, Alta.
(JEFF McINTOSH/AP)

CHRISTOPHER RAGAN

For Canada, a strong economy and healthy environment can co-exist

Every decade or so, Canadians come together to embark on a major policy project that changes the direction of their economy. Although there are many debates along the way, and ongoing problems to solve, Canadians have shown themselves to be pretty good at developing sound public policy. What will be our next big project?