Sometimes governments invest in or provide investment subsidies to private enterprises for reasons of national security or in times of national emergency. While the specifics of such intervention may be contentious, few would question the necessity. However, sometimes governments in …
The public policy purpose of government ownership of a commercial natural monopoly in the early stages of a jurisdiction?s economic development is to ensure that safe, reliable, cost-effective economic infrastructure services are made available to all citizens and businesses. Once the infrastructure is in place, and the original public policy purpose is presumably achieved, then citizens can and should determine whether government ownership continues to serve a continuing public purpose.
A proposal to increase the number of taxis in Winnipeg through a proposed taxi co-op.
The beneﬁts of upgrading Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway to free-ﬂowing conditions by replacing the current signalized intersections with grade-separated interchanges include reducing vehicle emissions and travel times, increasing safety, reducing fuel consumption and increasing Winnipeg’s attractiveness as a potential central transportation hub.
Why the urban catastrophists are wrong and society will adapt to higher oil prices through technology and natural changes in behaviour.
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy today released a report calling for a new arrangement – a Fiscal Constitution – between governments and their citizens that would change the rules of politics toward politicians emphasizing value for money instead of …
More Taxis Mean Safer Streets, Less Traffic And Less Pollution. So Why Do Cities Refuse To Put More Cabs On The Road?