Frontier Recommended Video
Black Out Speak Out: Fighting for Nature and Democracy (~7min) – June 7, 2012
A symbolic protest was held by a coalition of non-profit environmental groups today. They are blacking out their websites in opposition to proposed changes in the federal government's sweeping budget bill. Joining us for this discussion is Dan Woynillowicz, Director of Strategy and Communications with the Pembina Institute, also a Spokesperson for today's Black Out Speak Out Campaign; and Marco Navarro-Génie, Research Director with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.
SMALL IS BEST from the CPS (~2min) – June 7, 2012
Video based on the CPS report 'Small is Best' http://cps.org.uk/SmallisBest by Ryan Bourne & Thomas Oechsle.
Sandy Springs, Georgia: The City that Outsourced Everything (~8min) – May 22, 2012
While mzny cities are cutting services, raising taxes and contemplating bankruptcy, something extraordinary is happening in a suburban community just north of Atlanta, Georgia. Since incorporating in 2005, Sandy Springs has improved its services, invested tens of millions of dollars in infrastructure and kept taxes flat. And get this: Sandy Springs has no long-term liabilities. This is the story of Sandy Springs, Georgia—the city that outsourced everything.
Analyse Politique (Radio-Canada) (~6min) – April 12, 2012
Les analystes albertains Frederic Boily et Marco Navarro-Genie commentent la campagne electorale. (~7 min)
Paul Romer's radical idea: Charter cities (~19min) – June 5, 2011
How can a struggling country break out of poverty if it's trapped in a system of bad rules? Economist Paul Romer unveils a bold idea: "charter cities," city-scale administrative zones governed by a coalition of nations.
2010 Nanny of the Year Award - Reason Foundation (~2min) – December 20, 2010
Live (to tape) from the fourth floor of the Sepulveda Center in Los Angeles, California—it's the 2010 Nanny of the Year Awards!
Ethical Oil - Ezra Levant on BNN (~0min) – October 7, 2010
Ezra Levant was on BNN promoting his new book "Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oilsands". Julien Vincent, chief climate and energy campaigner, Greenpeace International was also interviewed.
Your Land is Not Your Land - Frontier's first video documentary (~10min) – May 23, 2008
Frontier's first video documentary exposes a troubling case of expropriation in rural Manitoba - How the RM of Ellice expropriated an 87 year old farmer's property for murky tourist development purposes.
Manitoba Farm Land Expropriation on CJOB – December 20, 2007
CJOB's Richard Cloutier interviews farmer Marcel Fouillard and Lawyer Antoine Hacault about the expropriation of 288 acres of the Fouillard's land by a local government to create a tourist attraction.
You Can't Build a City on Pity (~22min) – October 17, 2002
John Norquist, Mayor of Milwaukee and Author, The Wealth of Cities at a Lunch on the Frontiers. (~22 min.)
John Norquist, Mayor of Milwaukee (~61min) – October 17, 2002
John Norquist, Mayor of Milwaukee, appears at a Lunch on the Frontiers to discuss his new book, "The Wealth of Cities". (~61 min.)
Peter Holle and Garth Steek on Light Talk (~54min) – August 28, 2000
Peter Holle and Garth Steek discuss Winnipeg's local government model. We need to start putting Winnipeg and Manitoba back on a natural growth track. Melding Phoenix's clear delineation of roles into the City of Winnipeg Act offers a quick and relatively painless way to do it. (~54 min.)