The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission, has carved out a contentious niche for itself as the protector of Canadian culture. It is now turning its attention to the Internet. An attempt to impose such controls on the Internet has a zero chance of success.
Passenger train service in Canada, delivered almost exclusively by Via Rail, has reached a “crossroads”, declared a newspaper headline early in September.
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.
We can never downplay the value of our police. They are “the thin blue line” who perform a critical community function that occasionally has lethal consequences for them. But there is plenty of room for rethinking the structure of Winnipeg’s police services.
Don’t worry about local phone rates. If we continue to deregulate, they will continue to fall.
January Michael Cox and Richard Alm calculate how much of the average worker’s productive day must be set aside to make a particular purchase, and then they compare the results with the hours past generations had to put in.
Winnipeg’s civic election warmed up last week when mayoral candidates Glen Murray and Peter Kaufmann duked it out over Winnipeg Hydro. Kaufmann would sell it to Manitoba Hydro while Murray would keep the utility, invest $235 million in it, and use the profits to help cut property taxes.