Lessons From Hong Kong

Commentary, Role of Government, Peter Holle

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?

The End of High Unemployment

Commentary, Workplace, Peter Holle

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.

Global Warming?

Commentary, Climate, Peter Holle

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 …