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The Energy Squeeze

by (author) Bruce Willson

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1980
Economic History, Energy
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1980
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    Jan 1980
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When this book was published in 1980, the Energy Crisis of the 1970s continued to cast a long shadow across Canadian society. Its bleak analysis of the energy future shows just how deep that shadow was--and is.

Wilson's tough, uncompromising study remains important reading for anyone who wants to understand what's at stake in the politics of energy and what needs to be done by government and industry to ensure that the economy of the future will continue to run when non-renewable sources of energy run out.

The Energy Squeeze combines detailed analysis of Canada's energy future with prescriptions for action--nationalized supply and pricing, for example--that reflect the crisis atmosphere of the early 1980s.

About the author

BRUCE WILLSON was president of Canadian Bechtel Limited for several years until he resigned in 1971. He then joined Union Gas until his retirement in 1974.

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