Trevor Tombe

Maclean's

Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary, and Research Fellow at the School of Public Policy

A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.The Canadian economy exits 2016 with bruises from the still-tough adjustment to weak crude prices and scars from the devastating wildfires that singed the oil patch. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh