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Jeff Rubin

May 26, 2015 by Speakers' Spotlight

Why Canada’s Food Industry May Soon be More Valuable Than Oil

What do sub-prime mortgages, Atlantic-salmon dinners, SUVs, and globalization have in common? They all depend on cheap oil. Jeff Rubin, one of the world’s most prominent experts on the future of “black gold,” explains why the end of cheap supply means the end of easy answers to renewing prosperity—and the end of globalization as we now know it. Rubin was the former Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets (for almost 20 years), is a frequent columnist for The Globe and Mail, and is the bestselling author of Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller, and The End of Growth. His new book is The Carbon Bubble: What Happens To Us When It Bursts. Jeff recently spoke with The Globe and Mail about how Canada’s food industry may soon be more valuable than oil:

The Globe and Mail/May, 2015