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Canada Fails Churchill’s Test

Canada Fails Churchill’s Test

I’ve just sent $5 to the Public Safety Minister, the minister in charge of Canada’s Orwellian-named Correctional Service. He spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on hell-hole prisons—hundreds of dollars per inmate a day. But they do no correcting to enable...

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Throwing Good Money After Bad?

One of the eternal questions of public policy is: should governments get into bed with private businesses? Whether it is called a Public-Private Partnership, buying a controlling interest for taxpayers, investing in the technologies of tomorrow or just, avoiding a...

Regulated Gas a Pain for Manitobans

In an effort to shield consumers from fluctuating natural gas prices, the Manitoba Public Utilities Board has inadvertently created a trap for householders that could add as much as $10 million to the gas bills of consumers. For many years, the PUB has focused its...

Revising The Suburbs

Sprawl. It's an ugly word. The term often evokes images that are even uglier: Green space lost to an asphalt desert of strip malls and highways. Citizens trapped in cars and a fast-food lifestyle that leaves them tired, stressed, and overweight. Pollution and global...

Loathing, Lies and Liberation Theology

LA OROYA, Peru--Pitched battles over ideology and public policy certainly are not confined to classrooms or legislative chambers. They are also fought in poor communities of Africa, Asia and Latin America, often pitting multinational corporations against multinational...