Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 5
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 31/05/1978
Year Published: 1978
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12229
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.
May 1978 issue.
Abstract: Canada prepares to cut aid to Cuba to express disapproval of Cuban military involvement in Africa; Canada's double-standard in foreign relations visible as country accepts political prisoners from Argentina, continues economic support of Chile and trade with Brazil; Bryce Commission on Corporate Concentration reaffirms the Liberal big-business ideology; police intervention continues to hamper efforts of strikers at Fleck manufacturing in Ontario; major attacks made upon union movement in Quebec as La Presse publisher Roger Lemelin accuses CSN of leftist conspiracy; armed security guards and injuctions interfere in CSN's attempt for settlement with Commonwealth Plywood; PM Trudeau decides against summer election; Social Credit party elects Lorne Reznowski as new national leader; Revenue Canada's regressive tax circular mailed to charities in March, 1978, threatens charitable tax status may be jeopardized if found to be engaged in 'political activies'.