Why liquor retailing is not a core business of government..
The reasoning behind “single-desk” marketing has always seemed fishy, but the latest follies at the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation confirm that the enterprise has more to worry about than foul odors.
Manitoba Telecom Services, formerly a crown-owned telephone company, recently caused much hullabaloo when it applied to raise the rates for local service by 40% over five years.
What’s up at Manitoba Hydro? Judging from recent changes in the legislation that governs this Crown jewel, not enough.
In North America, we hang on to our antiquated, protected monopoly postal service. What do we get for it? Less service and higher prices
With Sweden acknowledging the need for privatization of federal post, countries worldwide, especially Canada, should follow suit. In doing so, Canada can reap the benefits of lifting the current monopoly’s burdens off its shoulders.
The Canadian government should move into the new technological age, and in doing so should reconsider the monopoly of Canada Post.