Angela Griffin recently spoke in Winnipeg of the recent transformations she has instilled in the government of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Griffin was hired to revive the legislation of Wellington, and has done so successfully. The government of Winnipeg has much to learn from her tactics.
Special Operating Agencies in Winnipeg give the city hope of re-inventing itself.
It should be noted that the best, most effective reform for the CPP would be to have a privately-owned pension system.
The following interview with Dr. Bassett discusses general municipal reform and implications for Winnipeg’s city government.
Since they are so complicated, big organizations tend to perform less effectively. Thus, the Harris government’s Megacity policy, which is based naively on an overly optimistic view of government, will turn out to be a massive mistake.
Due to its current failing state, the obvious advantages to privatizing Winnipeg Hydro are abundant.
Although rebel farmers from BC have recently acted out against the outdated supply management experiment, their appeals were ruled against. Thus, we as consumers seem to be locked into higher prices.
With Sweden acknowledging the need for privatization of federal post, countries worldwide, especially Canada, should follow suit. In doing so, Canada can reap the benefits of lifting the current monopoly’s burdens off its shoulders.
Manitoba is experiencing the pitfalls that centralization has left them with, in the case of hospital meals.