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In this issue:
- MLI Event: Conversation with Bjorn Lomborg. An evening with the “sceptical environmentalist”, tickets available.
- Great Canadian Debates – “Resolved: the Government of Quebec can decide unilaterally to secede from Canada“. Stéphane Dion squares off against Daniel Turp in this debate to settle the question, who decides?
- MLI releases groundbreaking papers on Aboriginal Canada and the future of the natural resource economy, which received widespread media and public attention. “New Beginnings: How Canada’s natural resource wealth could re-shape relations with Aboriginal People” by Ken Coates and Brian Lee Crowley outlines successful models of engagement that can lead to greater prosperity for all Canadians, and “Canada and the First Nations: Conflict or cooperation?” by Douglas Bland warns of the consequences for the country if Aboriginal engagement fails.
- “Six myths surrounding the development of Canada’s natural resources” by MLI’s Philip Cross debunks the myths of the natural resource economy.
- MLI Commentary “Is it time to overhaul the Criminal Code?” Did you know it is illegal to sell comic books, or fraudulently practice witchcraft in Canada? Dennis Baker and Benjamin Janzen argue that Canada’s Criminal Code is in need of a vigorous review to keep it clear, concise and cogent.
- MLI’s Leading Economic Indicator for April matches largest advance of the year as first quarter growth exceeds expectations.
- VIDEO: “Debtbusters: Who’re broke provinces going to call?” clearly explains why provincial debt should make Canadians sit up and take notice of the debt crises that have wracked the EU for years. Could it happen here? You might be surprised…
- More highlights including what will Mark Carney be hanging in his office at the Bank of England? How the military can continue to help fight terrorism, and what increased gun seizures at the border mean for Canada’s security.