Welcome to the back-to-school edition of
I am pleased to present a redesigned version for print and the
web. I hope that you enjoy the new look, as well as a few new
will continue to offer a fresh perspective on public policy for
students across the country.
This year's essay contest examined the role of property rights in
protecting the environment. We received entries from across
Canada and around the world, and I am pleased to present the
three winning essays in this issue. Maria Klimas from the
University of Guelph took top honours in the post-secondary
category, and Ron Podolny from York University won second place.
In the high school category, Michael Beeler from Lester B.
Pearson College of the Pacific won with his essay, "Putting our
Future in the Right Hands." Stay tuned for details of the 2006
essay contest, which will be announced shortly.
Are you interested in circulating
on your campus? Volunteers across Canada distribute copies in
common areas, lounges, and classrooms at their schools. For more
information, please contact me.
We would like to thank the Lotte & John Hecht Memorial
Foundation for their generous sponsorship of