Alberta economists weigh in on costs of a lockdown

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Calgary economists say the province must fight COVID-19 to protect the economy but current measures may not be enough. Blake Shaffer, an economist at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, said a lockdown might be necessary to drive infections down and restore confidence in consumers to support local businesses.