Mark Stobbe


Mark Stobbe is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. He was a co-editor of Devine Rule in Saskatchewan: A Decade of Hope and Hardship and the author of Lessons from Remand. Previously he served as Director of Communications for Saskatchewan’s Crown Investments Corporation — the province’s holding company for commercial Crown corporations and investments. He can be reached at

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How to Sup with Devilish Partners

by Issue: July / August 2016

Years ago, people were advised to use a long spoon when sharing a meal with dangerous individuals. Recent oil patch history says business leaders should do the same with government-backed ventures.