Budget 2024

Tax and spend fiscal plan will inhibit growth

Heather Exner-Pirot

Special Advisor – Economic Transition – Business Council of Canada

Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot provides policy advice on the energy transition, Arctic development and security and Indigenous economic reconciliation.

In addition to her role with the BCC, she is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environment program at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington DC, the Research Advisor for the Indigenous Resource Network and the Managing Editor of the Arctic Yearbook. Heather is also a coordinator at the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network and sits on the boards of the Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation. She has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Calgary and has authored more than 45 peer-reviewed publications.