The bitumen bubble and Alberta's fiscal crisis

Alberta Premier Alison Redford blames the province's fiscal crisis on the so-called bitumen bubble — the difference between what Alberta can get for its heavy oil and what the world is willing to pay for Texas crude.

The difference cost the province $6 billion this year alone, Redford says. Use the interactive timeline to watch the bitumen bubble grow and follow along the news stories describing the growing fiscal crisis.

Posted: March 6, 2013

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