Canada needed a dramatic reinvestment in its navigation infrastructure and technology to more efficiently link this country to the new hub of world economic growth. Enter Nav Canada.
Municipal Amalgamation … Where’s the problem?: New Zealand (and Canada) still have time to “get it right”
New Zealanders still have time to correct problems with municipal amalgamation that have been identified in large amalgamated Canadian municipalities.
“Eight leading utility CEOs responded recently to one of our editorials with a letter defending the EPA, claiming that the coal retirements are “long overdue” and that the regulations will “yield important economic benefits.” What they didn’t mention is that those benefits will mostly accrue to the businesses they happen to head.”
Frontier Centre in the media from the Calgary Herald.
A Snapshot of Property Rights Protection in Canada After 10 years
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...
“Over the past eight years, I’ve been privileged to serve as chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, the nation’s largest school district. Along the way, I’ve learned some important lessons about what works in public education, what doesn’t, and what (and who) are the biggest obstacles to the transformative changes we still need.”
Cheer Up –The World is a Wonderful Place: This Christmas, let’s put the problems of today in the context of unprecedented progress.
This Christmas, it’s worth putting the troubles of our time into context; two centuries of continuous improvement in human welfare and better environmental custodianship.
After 30 months, countless TV appearances, and $80 million spent on an extravagant PR campaign, T. Boone Pickens has finally admitted the obvious: The wind energy business isn’t a very good one.
Hype Versus Reality on Climate Change: Long-term perspectives support natural, cyclical variation – not manmade disasters
Astrophysicist Willie Soon and his colleague Selvaraj Kandasamy have written an excellent column that pulls the rug further out from under the climate crisis alarmists. While its main focus is on India, the article offers two important lessons for the United States and Canada.
Manitoba’s Public Insurance’s arbitrary policy to destroy cheap used cars made before 1995 ostensibly to protect the environment will hurt the environment and make it more difficult for the unemployed poor to find jobs.
Mayor Responds to Tax Report: Farbridge asks staff to review report that Guelph residents pay some of the highest property taxes
“Council is entering the 2011 budget planning process. This presents a great opportunity to review the findings of the report and ensure we provide good information in advance of budget setting to Council and the community.”
A Canadian think tank has embarked on an effort to satisfy the public’s growing thirst for information in a digital age where people demand instant information at their finger tips – and want a say in how they access it to boot.
The most significant hurdle facing students, Mr. Zwaagstra argues, is a pervasive anti-knowledge bias that resists the teaching of specific, common content. The “child-centred learning” philosophy expects teachers to tailor instruction to the individual needs of each student while making the experience “fun,” instead of teaching facts–the building blocks he believes should be in place before higher-level concepts can be taught.
The calls for a nationwide discussion on the future of health care and various proposals on how to reform the system are piling up this week.