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A paper on the Heartlandia proposal
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GROWING HEARTLANDIA
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FRONTIER CENTRE
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FCPP POLICY SERIES NO. 60
 
 
MAY 2009
POLICY SERIES
 
FCPP POLICY SERIES NO. 60 MAY 2009FRONTIER CENTRE 
FOR
PUBLIC POLICY 
By Livio Di Matteo
GrowingHeartlandia
 
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FRONTIER CENTRE
FCPP POLICY SERIES NO. 60
 
 
MAY 2009
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GROWING HEARTLANDIA
POLICY SERIES
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy is an independent, non-profit organizationthat undertakes research and education in support of economic growth and socialoutcomes that will enhance the quality of life in our communities. Through a varietyof publications and public forums, the Centre explores policy innovations required tomake the eastern prairies region a winner in the open economy. It also provides newinsights into solving important issues facing our cities, towns and provinces. Theseinclude improving the performance of public expenditures in important areas like localgovernment, education, health and social policy. The author of this study has workedindependently and the opinions expressed are therefore his own, and do not necessarilyreflect the opinions of the board of the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.Copyright © 2009 by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.Date of First Issue:
 
May, 2009.Reproduced here with permission of the authors.ISSN 1491-78
About the Author
Livio Di Matteo
holds a PhD from McMaster University andis Professor of Economics at Lakehead University where he hasserved since 1990. His research areas include public policy, regionaleconomic history, health economics, and public finance. His recentpolicy research has explored economic performance and institutionsin Northwestern Ontario and the central North American economicregion. His research has been funded by grants from the SocialSciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Livio Di Matteoalso comments on public policy and his articles have appeared in the
Financial Post,
the
Winnipeg Free Press,
the
Hamilton Spectator,
the
Toronto Star,
 
The Globe and Mail,
and the
Thunder Bay Chronicle- Journal.
 
FRONTIER CENTRE
FOR PUBLIC POLICY 
www.fcpp.org
MB: 203-2727 Portage Avenue,Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3J 0R2Tel: 204 957-1567 Fax: 204 957-1570SK: 2353 McIntyre Street,Regina, Saskatchewan Canada S4P 2S3Tel: 306 352-2915 Fax: 306 352-2938AB: Ste. 2000 – 444 5th Avenue SWCalgary, Alberta Canada T2P 2T8Tel: 403 230-2435
 
GROWING HEARTLANDIA
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20O9
 
FRONTIER CENTRE
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FCPP POLICY SERIES NO. 60
 
 
MAY 2009
POLICY SERIES
FCPP Policy Series No. 60 
 May 2009
Growing Heartlandia
 
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deas for a better tomorrow 
Table of Contents
Introduction 5Regions, Borders, and the Canada-U.S. Border 6Heartlandia’s Dimensions and Economic Potential 9Institutional Format: What Do We Do Next? 12Organizing Heartlandia 13Conclusion 15Appendix 16Sources and Endnotes 17
By Livio Di Matteo
Profesor of EconomicsLakehead University

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