Revitalizing Manitoba (Updated) – September 25, 2011
Special Frontier publication authored by Law Professor Bryan Schwartz discussing a variety of topics affecting Manitoba competitiveness, well-being and prosperity that present a practical roadmap towards a less politicized and more successful province.
Manitoba, The Supplicant Society – March 5, 2011
Special monograph of the entire 8-part series on a variety of topics affecting Manitoba competitiveness, well-being and prosperity by Law Professor Bryan Schwartz.
Manitoba: The Supplicant Society (Part 1 of 8) – January 22, 2011
Manitoba has evolved into a supplicant society based on equalization payments that have the unintentional effect of limiting the province's freedom and prosperity.
Limited Government in Saskatchewan? – January 7, 2011
Adopting smaller government policies in Saskatchewan is an interesting affair as the NDP government laid the groundwork, but the record of the current Saskatchewan Party government is mixed. The optimistic view is the party is adopting a long-term, incremental approach.
Brian Lee Crowley, Founding President of AIMS, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies – November 13, 2009
Frontier Conversation with the author of Fearful Symmetry – the Fall and Rise of Canada’s Founding Values and what the future holds for Canada's labour market.
The Next Team – December 8, 2008
What would you call a group of economists who are skeptical of regulating mortgage markets, who think unemployment insurance and unions increase unemployment, who say that tax hikes retard economic growth, and who believe that the recovery from the Great Depression was a monetary phenomenon rather than the result of New Deal fiscal policy? No, it is not a right-wing cabal. It's Team Obama.
How Immigration Could Save America – November 4, 2008
Suppose that one million new immigrants responded to this opportunity. Unlike most foreign investors, these are people who would be making the ultimate commitment to America, choosing to live there and ultimately becoming citizens. These one million new investors would put $200-billion into the housing market immediately, soaking up excess supply without drawing on the strained balance sheets of financial institutions.
Opening Up Winnipeg’s Taxi Monopoly (Proulx) – October 16, 2008
A proposal to increase the number of taxis in Winnipeg through a proposed taxi co-op.
Richard Epstein – May 23, 2008
One of the world's most high-powered thinkers, University of Chicago Law Professor Richard Epstein, interviewed by the Frontier Centre.
Poverty Policies Tend to Impoverish – September 12, 2007
The poor suffer the most collateral damage when policy is designed for the few, not the many.
Value Killers at the CPPIB – April 3, 2007
Tony's Policy Map for Gordon – January 29, 2007
Tony Blair is seeking to force Gordon Brown to sign up to a far-reaching agenda of new Labour reforms before he leaves office, according to a leaked letter to the prime minister.
J. R. Shackleton, Dean, University of Westminster Business School – January 8, 2007
Margaret Thatcher and John Major in turn radically reshaped labour market regulation in Britain but, when Tony Blair and "New Labour" came into power in 1997, they left the reforms intact. Britain's economy has been all the stronger for the effort.
Population Loss & Have Not Status – February 1, 2002
A Consistent Population Drain: Except for 1983, Manitoba experienced population loss each year during the period 1961 to 2001.