A study of Canadian voting patterns reveals “deep pockets of political ignorance.”
Equalization Called a Drag on Productivity
OTTAWA - The fiscal framework underlying Canada's federal system -- in which wealthy provinces contribute to payments targeted for have-not provinces -- is a drag on the country's productivity growth and is in need of an overhaul, says Toronto-based economic...
A Debate Over Swedish Health Care Reform
A Winnipeg editorialist takes a hit for praising the opening of the healthcare market in Stockholm, and Johan Hjertqvist responds to the critics.
The Sound of Shifting Delusions
Political attitutes regarding health care are changing!
Alberta Politics and Empty Promises of Health-care Solutions
The writ has been dropped and Albertans are off to the polls on May 29. That leaves just four weeks for political leaders and voters to sort out what is arguably the most divisive, yet significant, issue for this election - health care. On Day 2, NDP leader Rachel...
There’s Nothing Fair About Canadian Health Care
For the past 14 years, Vancouver surgeon Dr. Brian Day has led the charge for health-care reform, pushing for the right of patients to pay for private care if their health and well-being are threatened as a result of waiting in a stagnant and overburdened public...
Transformers: More than Meets the Eye
The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...
Young Winnipeggers optimistic about city’s image
Probe research conducted a survey about Winnipeg
Indoctrinating pro-Kyoto views
When the scientific experts and the government can agree, who will you believe?
Higher Prices, Fewer Choices – Manitoba’s Rent Control Failure
Manitoba’s rent control policies strangle the supply and quality of available apartments and unnecessarily increase their price.
Geoffrey Segal, Director of Government Reform, Reason Foundation
Frontier Centre:You have described the contracting out of government services as a rapidly growing phenomenon. Is it still? Geoffrey Segal: Well, rapidly is a very subjective term and it really is relative to past experience. When we look specifically at the United...
Tasha Kheiriddin, Co-Author of Rescuing Canada’s Right
The way to challenge the federal political hegemony of the Liberal Party, according to this author, is to build a small-“c” conservative infrastructure.
Celebrities Love New York Rent Control
Regulations meant to protect people with lower incomes has become a joke when those that can afford to pay the higher rent do not.
Playing Russian Roulette with Trade
It’s unanimous; all parties in Parliament are risking Canada’s whole farm sector by catering to the interests of a small minority.
Portland: Lost in Its Own Reflection
Few cities in North America are as widely feted as Portland. For many, Portland represents the epitome of "smart" urbanism, a paragon that puts other, less-brainy places to shame. Pilgrims travel once or twice a month from as far as California and Canada to study...