The history of capitalism in Canada

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Letter from Bob Olsen on Financial Services Agreement
3 Feburary 1997. The problem with the proposed bank merger is not bank charges and customer service, but Canadian sovereignty.
Opposition Grows to Megabanks in Canada
By Paul Weinberg, IPS, 26 April 1998. The Canadian government is facing increasing pressure not to approve a series of mergers that would leave two megabanks controlling about 70 percent of the country's banking industry.
A Nation And People Forsaken
By Shawgi Tell, 20 December 1996. The entire country's attention has been focused on the efforts of the CEO of Canadian Airlines International to come to new arrangements with his unions, his creditors, his suppliers, his major shareholders and the government, to guarantee the survival of his monopoly in the new global economy. Just imagine if all this concern and energy would be focussed on guaranteeing a livelihood for the millions of Canadians who have no job, who have no money, who are totally broke.
Survival of capitalism at stake, expert warns
By John Partridge, The Globe and Mail, 15 May 1997. Excessive pay for chief executive officers has become the mad cow disease of North American business and, if left unchecked, could bring an unwelcome intrusion by government, a corporate governance expert contends.
The battle to stop corporate harm: Corporate use of the Canadian legal system
By Michael Welters, December 1997. Examines the cases of Daishowa and the Friends of the Lubicon, Cambior Inc. and Recherches Internationales Quebec, Shell Products Canada Ltd. and the City of Vancouver, and Ethyl Corp. and the Government of Canada.
Challenging the corporate game plan
May 1997 editorial in the T.W.U. Transmitter, 12 May 1997. Conventional wisdom has it that the high tech sector will be the major source of jobs in the future. But employment prospects are not good in this business. Thanks to tech change, deregulation and competition, telephone companies have simultaneously shedded employees and improved their financial results.
Canada kowtows to U.S.
The Toronto Star, 22 January 1998. Industry Minister John Manley has kowtowed to U.S. pharmaceutical firms in drafting new rules on generic drugs (brief).