This volume offers a detailed overview of the state of the Atlantic Canadian economy in the mid-1980s.
Major primary and secondary sectors--the fishery, forestry, manufacturing--are treated in separate sections, while additional chapters consider the state of transportation, investment, development, and labour markets. The text is supplemented with …
Bill Gates and other wealthy individuals around the world do pay taxes--but usually at rates far below what most taxpayers pay. As Warren Buffet says, his secretary pays a higher tax rate than he does on his multi-million dollar income. And most big corporations have mastered the art of paying next to nothing in taxes.
Many experts and financial jou …
Saskatchewan is poised to become the richest province in the richest country on earth, but what of it? Is being rich really enough? In this concise and well-researched book published in collaboration with Canada's Frontier Centre for Public Policy, David Breen Seymour seeks out the most vibrant and successful societies that have ever existed: Ancie …
Boom Town Blues: Collapse and Revival in a Single-Industry Community tells of the Northern Ontario city of Elliot Lake, once the uranium capital of the world, which was devastated by the closing of the uranium mines operated by Denison and Rio Algom. The closures and mass layoffs were first announced in 1990 with the layoffs occurring from then un …
1 Canada's Place in the New World Order
2 Globalization versus the Nation-State
3 The Growth of Trade Blocs
4 One World or Three Trade Blocs?
5 Mexico and NAFTA
6 Culture, Identity and the Nation-State
7 Is Globalization Good?