Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - November 1977
Volume V Number 9
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 30/11/1977
Year Published: 1977
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12222
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the most important economic, political and cultural forces in Canadian Society, using major newspapers from across the country.
Abstract: The Economic Council of Canada and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predict increased unemployment and economic woes for western capitalist economies for 1978; Canada's weak and underdeveloped manufacturing sector further threatened by world-wide slowdown; informal hearings on Justice Patrick Hartt's commission on the development of Northern Ontario begin November 8; Solicitor-General Fox reluctant to release RCMP documents to Quebec's Keable inquiry despite five subpoenas; federal government to consider changing laws concerning police spying and surveillance.