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Australia’s resource-heavy economy prospered while China was going at full steam.
Australia’s resource-heavy economy prospered while China was going at full steam.
(DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS)

IAIN MARLOW

Canada can learn a thing or two from Down Under

Before Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott settled into a speech heavy on his domestic agenda in front of a powerful gathering of Canadian and Australian political and business leaders on the forty-sixth floor of a skyscraper in Melbourne earlier this week, he took a moment to make an intriguing gesture of thanks.