Is Winnipeg on a roll? A spate of “good news” stories has led some to that conclusion, and let’s hope they’re right. But new research data on the City’s high property taxes tell a cautionary tale, that the fundamentals necessary to a sustained boom may not be in place.
The reformist approach to better education involves decentralizing control of the product to the school level, rewarding teacher performance and holding principals responsible for outcomes.
Our 2001survey and comparison of property taxes across Canada shows Winnipeg with among the highest in the nation.
What comes to mind when we hear the word “farmer”? We think of hard-working people who faithfully grow our food. What comes to mind when we hear the word “pesticide”?
Nurses want more money. In British Columbia, they rejected the provincial government’s offer of a 22% wage increase over two years and have refused to work overtime. More than 5,000 operations have been cancelled since April. In Nova Scotia, Premier …
The charter school movement continues to rack up an impressive record of improvement to public education.
The government of Manitoba is rapidly discovering that the solution to the health-care mess is an elusive creature.