Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VII Number 1
Publisher: Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written: 31/01/1979
Year Published: 1979
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX12233
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.
January 1979 issue.
Abstract: This issue highlights the latest round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) discussions; Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) decides to mount full-scale campaign to support NDP in upcoming federal election; Ontario Federation of Labour publishes industrial strategy proposal; worker militancy increases as Canada's economic problems worsen; Pepin-Robarts Task Force report "A Future Togther" proposes a looser federal system that gives provinces greater control over resource revenues and cultural development; proposed political reform.