Canadian Student Review: Winter 2016
In this issue:
1st Place Essay: High School Student Category
National Security vs. Privacy in the Modern Age
by Javaria Mughal
The Quote Wall
Technology expert and previous student seminar presenter comments on the future of driverless cars.
The Book Corner
The Inequality Trap: Fighting Capitalism Instead of Poverty
by William Watson
Fighting inequality should not be our top policy priority.
1st Place Essay: Undergraduate Student Category
Government Sponsored Blackmail? Mass Surveillance and the Threat to Personal Privacy
by Ben Woodfinden
For-profit Hospitals and Universal Health Care
For-profit hospitals can be part of high-performing universal health care systems.
1st Place Essay: Graduate Student Category
Privacy Versus Security: Does a Trade-Off Really Exist?
by Demelza Hays
Historic Court Ruling Also Raises Questions for First Nations Pursing Aboriginal Title
by Ravina Bains
A look at a Supreme Court Ruling allowing a damages claim against aluminum giant, Rio Tinto.
Oil and Gas Sector Losing Confidence in Alberta as a Place to Invest
From the Archives
Canada’s Physician Supply
by Nadeem Esmail
Doctor-to-population ratio will decline unless Canada becomes more reliant on foreign-trained physicians.
What’s New from the Institute: A look at free trade between provinces and the environmental risks and effects of hydraulic fracturing.