Gordon Laxer

Gordon Laxer, PhD, is the founding director and former head of Parkland Institute. A political economist and professor emeritus at the University of Alberta, Laxer is a prominent public intellectual. He has been widely published in both newspapers and academic journals, and has authored several books, including After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians and Open for Business: The Roots of Foreign Ownership in Canada.