Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 1
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 31/01/1978
Year Published: 1978
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12224
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.
January 1978 issue.
Abstract: This issue highlights the GATT convention in Geneva (January 15, 1978): Western nations and members of the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) meet in Geneva to begin round of talks to prevent collapse of world trade; inflation and unemployment on the rise; fighting layoffs; industrial pollution hazards in Canada; Canada and NATO; Defence Minister Barney Danson hopes to spend $20 billion over next 10 years on fleet of destroyers.