Inline image 1Kenneth J. Boessenkool is the President of Sidicus Consulting Ltd., an economic and public policy consulting firm. Ken has published extensively on public policy issues including papers on federal-provincial transfers, provincial welfare, the tax treatment of the family and monetary policy. His opinion pieces have appeared in the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal, the Ottawa Citizen, the National Post and the Globe and Mail. He was formerly a policy advisor to the Provincial Treasurer of Alberta, a policy analyst at the C.D. Howe Institute and is currently an economic policy advisor to an opposition party in Ottawa. Ken currently resides in Ottawa with his wife and three daughters.