A new report has emerged from the Fraser Institute which shows that approximately 35 percent of Canada’s economy is protected from foreign competition. In fact, it has been said that industries are protected. According to the report, from maple syrup to milk producers, telecommunications companies and taxi companies, Canadian companies “are walled from competition”, which […]Read more "Protected industries: Why more than a third of the Canadian economy is walled from competition"
There is no doubt that, for decades, one of the most powerful lobbyists in Ottawa has been Canada’s dairy producers. In fact, former finance minister Joe Oliver has even compared his tactics with the famous US arms lobby. “We’ll be taking supply management from their cold, dead hands”, Oliver wrote in 2016. It should be […]Read more "Full text: The dairy lobby briefing binder found on the floor of the Conservative convention"
China could retaliate against the U.S. after President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co., the Chinese ambassador to the European Union said. Trump upped the ante in his trade dispute with China last week, announcing moves to curb Huawei’s business that are starting to have ramifications for other companies around the world. “This is wrong […]Read more "China Warns About ‘Unwavering Resolve’ to Fight U.S. ‘Bullying’"
China is using AI to persecute its Uighur minority At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, the philanthropist George Soros caught everyone’s attention when he warned that the Chinese government’s use of artificial intelligence (AI) presents an “unprecedented danger” to its citizens and to all open societies. His reading of the situation was prophetic. Last […]Read more "Artificial intelligence has been weaponized in China. That should be a wake-up call for the world"
The College Board, the company that administers the SAT exam performed by about two million students a year, will have a significant change. This being the case, it will evaluate students for the first time not only in their mathematical and verbal skills but also in their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds, entering into a difficult […]Read more "SAT’s New ‘Adversity Score’ Will Take Students’ Hardships Into Account"
The results of the elections in Australia have made it clear that Prime Minister Scott Morrison undoubtedly obtained an impressive victory. Notably, the conservative prime minister of Australia won a surprise victory in Saturday’s federal election, prompted by a populist wave, the “quiet Australians” said it resembles the force that has diverted US policy, Great […]Read more "Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win"
The liberal government of Canada imposes ‘social justice’ in all universities. That being the case, the government has formulated a new program that all universities are expected to commit to. It bears the name, “Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”. A “Letter” for “Dimensions” has been distributed to all university presidents, who are urged to sign, […]Read more "Canadian Government Imposes ‘Social Justice’ on All Universities"