Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 2
Date Written: 1978-02-28
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Year Published: 1978
Pages: 29pp 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.
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.