Atlantic Accord Forum

The courtyard outside the Science Building.

The Atlantic Accord, Equalization, and Offsets: An Independent Assessmentwas held February 2nd, 2005 in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Builidng. Several units at Memorial University had teamed up to sponsor the forum, which was aimed at creating greater awareness of the issues surrounding the equalization debate.

The centerpiece of the forum was a presentation on equalization by Memorial economist Dr. Wade Locke. A panel discussion followed the presentation and featured political scientists Drs. Chris Dunn and Stephen Tomblin and economist Dr. James Feehan. The forum was moderated by Dr. Robert Greenwood, director of the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development.

For those who attended the event, an evaluation form is available to be filled out and faxed to Renee Fitzgerald at 737-2041. Below are links that may be of interest to the public:

Dr. Wade Locke's presentation

Related Documents:

  1. C-24
  2. Equalization at a Crossroads by John Palmer, October 2004
  3. An Examination of the Interaction between Natural Resource Revenues and Equalization Payments: Lesson for Atlantic Canada by Wade Locke and Paul Hobson, October 2004

Speakers Biographies

Further Readings

Summary of Results from Evaluation Form


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