Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 4
Date Written:  1978-04-30
Publisher:  Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1978
Pages:  28pp   Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX12228

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.
April 1978 issue.

This issue highlights the Inter-American Development Bank meeting in Vancouver - Robert Carswell raises question of human rights violations and investment by outside sources; Alcan Pipeline financing may be in trouble as President Carter delays energy package in US congress; ALberta Premier Lougheed and gas producers press for increased exports of Alberta gas to the US; government to phase out its anti-inflation program of controls over wages and prices; Anti-Inflation Board (AIB) leaves country with consumer price index 19.6 per cent higher, number of unemployed two-thirds higher; continued inflation and unemployment form backdrop for theis year's Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention in Quebec city.

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