Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press
Volume VII Number 3

Publisher:  Canadian News Synthesis Project, Toronto, Canada
Date Written:  31/03/1979
Year Published:  1979  
Pages:  28pp  
ISSN:  0704-6715
Inactive Serial

Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX12235

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.
March 1979 issue.

Abstract:  The National Energy Board says Canada has enough natural gas in reserve to afford additional exports of two-trillion cubic feet to US during next decade, NDP and media argue surplus gas should stay in Canada; federal election campaign underway, early strategies of parties revealed; Canada's 1978 trade balance report paints gloomy picture of structure of economy; record surplus in merchandise trade a result of selling off natural resources; continued weakness of Canadian dollar; increasing outflow of money as Canadian companies invest in other countries in search of higher profits; capital drain works against dollar's exchange rate, removes investment for job creation in Canada.

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