On January 30th Frontier Centre for Public Policy joined together with more than 145 think tanks, IGOs, NGOs, and civil society organizations around the world to hosted “Why Think Tanks Matter: The Future of Think Tanks and Policy Advice.” Events took place in 85...
Polar Bear Propaganda: A Useful Tool for the Promotion of Environmental Hysteria and Politicized Science
Tim Ball argues that global warming does not threaten the world’s polar bear population with extinction.
Competitiveness in Canadian Agriculture
Briefing and powerpoint slides from testimony presented to the Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food in Ottawa by Frontier Research Associate Les Routledge, June 2, 2009 (11 slides).
On Amending the Balanced Budget Law – Bill 38
Testimony of Peter Holle, President of the Frontier Centre for Public Policy to the Standing Committee on Legislative Affairs, Manitoba Legislature.
June 5, 2008 (From Hansard)
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...
Don’t Fight, Adapt
An Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on climate change. It is signed by more than 100 specialists from around the world — many are leading figures in their fields, from climate science to economics to biology.
Rolf Penner Testifies in Ottawa for Marketing Freedom
The Frontier’s Ag Policy Fellow makes the case for a free Wheat Board, and engages in a heated debate with monopoly advocates.
Submission to the Canadian Wheat Board Election Review Panel
If we want the Canadian Wheat Board to be an effective economic agent, its governance must better reflect the interests of its largest producers.
Approve Waverley West Subdivision
The public policy case for approving higher housing supply for Winnipeg. Remarks by Senior Policy Analyst Dennis Owens to a City of Winnipeg committee regarding Waverley West subdivision.