Banks, as money-making corporations, are easy targets for demagoguery.
Lessons From Hong Kong
Hong Kong reverted back to Chinese ownership on July 1. The bustling city of six million thrived under British colonial rule. The question now is: Will absorption by the mainland throttle a prosperity built upon what has until now been regarded as the freest economy in the world?
Figures from Winnipeg’s assessment department show that downtown property values are plunging. They fell 20% between 1991 and 1995, with another 20% decline expected by 1998.
Co-operation Is Better For The Environment
For some reason, the last Parliament seemed all too eager to embrace a troubling American approach to wildlife preservation. A case in point is the Canadian Endangered Species Protection Act (CESPA)
Breaking Out Of The Box
Now that the federal election is over, various scribblers and pundits are busy interpreting our new parliament’s pronounced party divisions.
The End of High Unemployment
In 1989, scholar Francis Fukuyama wrote what was to become a famous essay, “The End of History”. In it, he held that the collapse of the Soviet Union and its central planning model proved once and for all the superiority of the open market economy model.
As you may have noticed, Manitoba is suffering the most miserable spring in years. Temperatures remain below normal. With a month to go till the summer solstice (or maximum sunshine per day), the Victoria Day holiday weekend high was a …
Bottom-Up Change At The Australian Wheat Board
Changes to the Canadian Wheat Board Act contained in Bill C-72 died on the order paper when an election was called.
Taking The Public For A Ride
This week taxicab fares will jump 14%. Winnipeggers now get to pay among the highest rates in Canada.