Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 2
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 28/02/1978
Year Published: 1978
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12225
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.
February 1978 issue.
Abstract: This issue highlights Canadian corporations and apartheid in South Africa and Namibia; Canada's weakening .90 cent dollar: banks win, you lose; Ottawa to borrow US funds to support dollar on international market; Liberals introduce short-term measures to support the dollar; Alberta Federation of Labour votes against supporting tripartism at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) convention; over 1 million Canadians unemployed; Liberals make political hay at Liberal Convention in Ottawa and First Ministers' Conference.