— Staff — Peter Holle President Peter Holle is the founding President of the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, an award-winning western Canadian based public policy think tank. Since its founding in 1997, Frontier has brought a distinctive and influential …
Sir Roger Douglas, New Zealand Herald, 24 November 2013 Conventional politicians ignore structural reform because they think they are in power to please people, and pleasing people does not involve making them face the hard questions. They use the latest …
As a Swede I get to hear a lot of the myths of how wonderful a country Sweden supposedly is — the “prosperous socialism” it stands for, a role model for the rest of the world. For instance, quite a few friends from around the world have commended me on Swedish recycling polices and the Swedish government’s take on coercive environmentalism.
Europe has lessons for Canada in healthcare, and as the boomers retire, they will change the political calculus in favour of reform towards competition based European-style models.
How good is your provincial health care? Frontier’s annual Canada Health Consumer Index evaluates healthcare-system performance in the ten provinces from the perspective of the consumer. For the second straight year, Ontario and British Columbia finish with the top scores in the CHCI’s overall rankings.
Really want to help the poor? Reform government programs that focus on their needs. Make them transparent and productive vehicles for compatting poverty, not “jobs for life” for bureaucrats.
Citizens have more secure retirements when they have more say in their pension investments and government stays out of the way.
Frontier interviews Johan Norberg, globalization advocate and author “In Defence of Global Capitalism”
A speech by one of the world’s leading defenders of globalization, Johan Norberg, to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy in Winnipeg, April 29, 2003.