A Conversation on the Frontier with a former Premier of Manitoba from June 25, 2013.
Manny Jules, Chairman of the First Nations Tax Commission
Frontier’s Conversation with Manny Jules, head of the First Nations Tax Commission and former Chief of B.C.’s Kamloops Indian Band on good governance and property rights on First Nations.
Graham Lane, Retired Chair, Manitoba Public Utilities Board
A Conversation on the Frontier with Graham Lane after his speech “Dam-nation: Rolling the Dice on Manitoba’s Future” on June 5, 2013 in Winnipeg.
Dr. Stephen Blank, Transport Expert: Widening Competition in North American Freight Transport: The Impact of Cabotage
Inhibiting cross border integration with the United States and with Mexico makes the economy generally less efficient and raises costs. It’s a trade barrier that is found in many places and it makes things move less efficiently, raises the costs, and it increases environmental load because you are running more empty vehicles around.
Weaponizing the Law
The indictment of former U.S. president Donald Trump for crimes invented by his political opponents is the most egregious example yet seen of the weaponizing of the law. The United States is now full of examples. However, in Canada, we also see the law being...
“Looking At” Seizing Control Over Western Canada’s Natural Resources
OTTAWA, REGINA - Last week, two things happened that could have profound impacts on natural resources development in Saskatchewan. One is a hint the federal government might want to take control of natural resources away from the provinces, and the other is the...
The Swedish Response to Covid-19 versus Canada
In a recent New York Times article, David Wallace Wells asked, “How did No-Mandate Sweden End up with such an average pandemic”. Let’s be clear. This admission from the New York Times, who tried to destroy the response to Covid-19, starting in April 2020 and...
Frank de Jong, Former Green Party Leader
Frontier interviews former Ontario Green Party Leader Frank de Jong on land value taxation and other topics.
David Henderson, Economist
David Henderson, the author of Canada’s Budget Triumph, was interviewed August 10, 2011 during a recent visit to Winnipeg.
Dr. Patrick Moore, Co-Founder of Greenpeace and Environmentalist
It’s been forty years since Patrick Moore co-founded Greenpeace and twenty-five since he left the organization to establish a more sensible, science-based approach to environmentalism. Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore’s engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization’s top committee.
Calvin Helin, Author ‘The Economic Dependency Trap’
Calvin Helin worked his way up from an impoverished boyhood in a remote First Nations village in northern British Columbia to become a successful lawyer and international businessman. He has dedicated his life to helping others break the bonds of economic dependency and emerge with newfound confidence and self-worth.
Ezra Levant, lawyer, journalist, and political activist
Ezra Levant was interviewed after his Lunch on the Frontier speech in Winnipeg on December 2, 2010.
A Conversation with Danielle Smith, Leader, Wildrose Alliance Party
Danielle Smith was interviewed after her Lunch on the Frontier speech in Winnipeg on November 22, 2010.
Robert Nault, Former Minister of Indian Affairs
“That’s where I think the Frontier Centre for Public Policy really does make a big difference. You guys are out there saying go ahead and do it, here’s what you need to do and here’s why it’s important. I think more and more leaders are seeing what happens when you do do that. There are enough examples now of successful First Nations that you can’t say it’s not possible or they’re not capable. I think the next step is for people to grab on to it in a larger way and move quicker because they’re missing a lot of great opportunities and we’re missing a whole generation if we don’t move faster than we are now.”
Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen, Geomorphologist
Left leaning climate change agnostic and editor of the Energy and Environment journal, Dr. Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen was a conference attendee at the Heartland Institute’s 4th International Climate Change Conference held in Chicago May 16-18th, 2010. The Frontier Centre was one of 64 international co-sponsors of this event which profiled the work of 73 scientists, economists and policy experts from 23 countries.