Options for a New Equalization Formula (~62min) – April 8, 2013
Frontier President Peter Holle discussed Canada's equalization formula at the recent Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa. He was on the panel ‘Options for a New Equalization Formula.’ Holle advocated that the federal government swap the GST to the provinces as a replacement for the problematic equalization system, saying that the present system harms the recipient provinces by rewarding bad policy choices.
Equalization Hurts All Canadians - Part 2 - David Mackinnon (~28min) – November 2, 2012
Frontier Senior Fellow David Mackinnon speaks to the Ottawa West Rotary Club on equalization October 16th, 2012.
Equalization Hurts All Canadians (~33min) – September 6, 2012
Research Fellow David MacKinnon addresses the Picton Rotary Club in Ontario on Canada's dysfunctional equalization system.
Calvin Helin on Economic Dependency (~40min) – January 20, 2011
Author Calvin Helin on his new book "The Economic Dependency Trap."
Opiate of the Messes (Schwartz) – April 13, 2008
Professor Bryan Schwartz discusses how easy federal transfer payments stimulate bad public policy in Manitoba, Lunch on the Frontier, Winnipeg, April 9, 2008.
Why Ontario Should Not and Can Not Pay Much Longer (MacKinnon) – November 20, 2007
David MacKinnon, retired Ontario public servant and critic of regional subsidies, Lunch on the Frontier speech, November 6, 2007 in Winnipeg. Includes questions and answers session.
Ontario Tires of Equalization (Global TV) – November 7, 2007
Global TV coverage of Frontier Luncheon with commentary from David MacKinnon, Premier Gary Doer, Opposition Leader Hugh McFadyen and Peter Holle, Winnipeg, November 6, 2007
Killing with Kindness - How Equalization Harms Manitoba – March 17, 2007
Equalization: Welfare Trap or Helping Hand? (Brian Crowley) – June 5, 2005