A discussion of pelletized biofuels using natural grasses suggests a great opportunity for Manitoba, which is the lowest cost producer in North America.
Urban Reserves, A Temporary Stop-Gap
The implementation of urban reserves in Prairie cities is not perfect public policy, but the concept holds promise as a vehicle to enhance native incomes until other laws are reformed.
A Home Run for Winnipeg?
Glenn Murray’s “New Deal for Cities” would shift municipal taxes in important and positive ways.
Transgenic Crops Benefit Environment
Transgenic crops confer overwhelming environmental benefits on modern agriculture.
Canada’s New Spirit
The Economist’s cover story on Canada’s new spirit from September 2003
Why Doha Must Succeed
One day the majority of people in these countries will wake up and understand how much better off they would be if they did away with farm subsidies and protection. Governments would save themselves billions of dollars. Consumers and taxpayers would get a much better deal and farmers would enjoy freedom and opportunities they do not have now.
Fund Success, Not Seats in Lecture Halls
Current methods of funding universities encourage high to enrolments, but contain weak incentives for ensuring the students will earn degrees.
Quebec Turns to Net to Improve Health Care
The Internet will allow patients to become “health consumers,” the province’s health minister said at the Quebec Liberal party’s general council meeting on Saturday.
What can be Done About the “Under-Funding” of Canadian Universities?
Three policy changes to improve the performance of universities