Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VI Number 6
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 30/09/1978
Year Published: 1978
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12230
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.
September 1978 issue.
Abstract: Federal optimism despite rise in account deficit; dollar fades, hopes fade; oversupply of natural gas in southwest Alberta leads to National Energy Board and Alberta Enery Resources Conservation Board hearings; government plans for Unemployment Insurace (UIC) cuts promoted under guise of sensible restraint; government legislation sends Toronto transit workers and Edmonton teachers back to work; letter carriers call rotating strikes to avoid back-to-work legislation; Labour Minister John Munro intervenes in Air Canada settlement negotiations; Fleck Manufacturing workers victorious while INCO workers continue struggle.