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Kevin O'Leary
Canada, a G7 country, boasts one of the world's largest economies, ranking 11th in the world by GDP. The country's focus in recent years on resource extraction has had both its good points and bad; good, because high energy and commodity prices kept Canada's economy humming during the economic downturn of recent years; bad, because resource extraction brings with it environmental controversy, such as the one surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline. How Canada resolves these tensions, and builds an economy for the 21st century, is among the central questions facing the country.