From the inside cover:
Written eith his friend and colleague Jean-Sébastien Rioux shortly before Jim Prentice's unexpected death in October 2016, Triple Crown is a heartening and inspiring book, and a lasting legacy for a man who did so much for Canada.
Canada has a world-class resource base and the capacity to become a world leader in petroleum- and other resource-based industries. But as a former federal cabinet minister and Alberta premier Jim Prentice argues in this provacative and timely new book, we have lost our way. Our Nation has repeatedly stumbled in its attempts to become a global player in the field, and our policies and practices have failed to advance Canada's international interests as an energy producer and exporter with a record of sound environmental achievement. He highlights our stalled efforts to work with the United States to build new pipelines to the Gulf Coast, and the absence of the infrastructure Canada needs to make further inroads into the Asia Pacific market. He notes that we have faltered even in our attempts to build pipelines across Canada to serve our own citizens, and that Canada has, to date, failed to craft fair and enduring buisness partnerships with its own indigenous peoples. Ultimately, one of Canada's greatest strengths, energy, has become a liablity-economically, socially and environmentally.
But what does the path forward look like? In Triple Crown, Jim Prentice makes a powerful argument for the inadequacy of current Canadian energy policy and asserts a new and forward-looking vision to convert our nation's vast resources into a secure, prosperous and environmentally responsible future that benefits all Canadians.
Triple Crown: Winning Canada's Energy Future
Jim Prentice (with Jean-Sébastian Rioux)