Transforming Manitoba – January 16, 2010
Manitoba’s old style public sector model has placed the province firmly outside of western Canada's mainstream.
A New Challenge, But The Same Old Mistakes – August 16, 2008
In the Enron case, as Mr. Surowiecki observed, "it was as if all the lessons that the scandals of 19th century had taught us had to be learned all over again." In our manic haste to save the planet, it looks now as though these lessons will need to be learned yet again.
Feedback Re – Larry Solomon interview – July 10, 2008
While I think that it is appropriate to retain a stance of sober objectivity, and even skepticism with respect to global warming, it seems that we are in a period of general warming, judging by the evidence of mountain glaciers and polar ice.
Green Trainwrecks of Manitoba – January 15, 2008
PowerPoint Slides from speech on Manitoba's environmental policy to St. Boniface Rotary Club, January 8th, 2008 by Peter Holle. (27 Slides)
Head of Think-Tank Decries Subsidized Hydro Rates – November 16, 2007
Effective public policy is about making smart choices that produce better outcomes. Why its not smart to subsidize electricity and keep your taxes high.
The Worst Policy Decision Yet – October 5, 2007
Political interference in Manitoba hydro has ridden rough shod over the corporations’ preferences, leading to technically inferior design solutions.
Privatization a Good Thing? – March 13, 2007
Sweden announced that they are selling off some government owned enterprises, should Canada be following suit?