Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - October 1977
Volume V Number 8
Date Written: 1977-10-31
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Year Published: 1977
Pages: 32pp 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.
"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.