Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - October 1977
Volume V Number 8
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 31/10/1977
Year Published: 1977
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12221
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: "Floating Dollar" sinks to 89.63 cents US, Jean Chretien and the federal finance portfolio; investors lose confidence in Canada; a wooden nickel for Sudbury; larger ore deposits and cheaper labour in Third world countries prompt INCO move, Ontario layoffs; "War against subversives" continues as "subversives" lists are maintained by RCMP and Solicitor-General's Security and Planning Analysis Group; Quebec RCMP inquiry - Solicitor-General Fox admits RCMP broke into Parti Quebecois (PQ) headquarters in 1973; NATO and NORAD talks; electronic change within the newspaper industry; changes in advertizing; discrimination and "affirmative action" for women in the workforce.