Turn Green property tax plan on its head by Lawrence Solomon
Urban life realizes environmental ideals and produces more wealth using fewer resources. To live lightly on the land, it's best to look to the urban village.
National Post October 18/2005
Toronto the taxed by Lawrence Solomon
The city can hardly wait to use its proposed new powers, but the reaction of the middle class will be: Get me out of here.
National Post May 21/2005
Hardly world-class by Lawrence Solomon
Unless Toronto aspires to be Knoxville North, it should follow the great cities of the world and abandon its world's fair ambition.
National Post April 16/2005
Free trade in dolls by Lawrence Solomon
Even a 10-year-old Canadian can figure out there's nothing wrong with a Swedish 'American Girl' doll that's made in China – contrary to Lou Dobbs.
National Post January 22/2005
Treacle-down effect by Lawrence Solomon
Equalization supposedly helps place Canadians among the greatest, if not the most humble, people on Earth. In fact, it has robbed us of our greatness.
National Post October 30/2004
Toronto the poor by Lawrence Solomon
Ontario is promising to grant its capital a host of modern powers by the end of next year, a move that is sure to accelerate the exodus of big business.
National Post September 30/2004
Beggars' summit by Lawrence Solomon
Instead of seeking handouts from Ottawa, Canada's Hub-10 mayors should look to Europe and the U.S. and start charging more user fees.
National Post September 18/2004
The fetching dog economy by Lawrence Solomon
North America's urban population is growing in leaps and bounds, thanks to a proliferation of pets.
National Post March 3/2004
Martin's 19th-century Cabinet by Lawrence Solomon
Paul Martin bills himself as a Prime Minister for the 21st century. His first Cabinet better suits the 19th century.
National Post December 17/2003
LEDs signal energy revolution by Lawrence Solomon
National Post November 26/2003
Martin versus the old economy by Lawrence Solomon
Canada's next prime minister says he is determined to develop a '21st century economy.' The end of bloated farm subsidies is nigh.
National Post September 26/2003
Options for Ontario's free-market Tories by Lawrence Solomon
A vote for Liberal McGuinty is a vote for Tory Flaherty. McGuinty's platform is unworkable, but its failure will allow free-market reforms to rise once again.
National Post September 17/2003
World Bank wronged over privatization by Lawrence Solomon
The Bank is clear despite misinterpretations: Full-bore privatization remains the best course for any country concerned about its citizens.
National Post September 3/2003
Triumph of freedom by Lawrence Solomon
National Post January 4/2003
Chrétien's Atlantic tech-sector destruction program by Fred McMahon
National Post July 5/2000
Down the drain
National Post July 3/2000
How the East was lost
The Ottawa Citizen July 3/2000
Now under new mismanagement by Peter Foster
National Post June 23/2000
EI hurts Atlantic Canada, book says by Eric Beauchesne
The Ottawa Citizen June 21/2000
Atlantic Canada's Bind
Globe & Mail May 22/2000
Not quite ready to kick the habit by Brian Crowley
Globe & Mail May 19/2000
Buddy, can you spare a vote? by Derek DeCloet
Canadian Business May 15/2000
Ottawa chains Bay Street by Fred McMahon
The National Post March 28/2000
Quebec is far from Ireland's path by Fred McMahon
The Montreal Gazette March 20/2000
On the eve of the budget, consider the Celtic tiger
The Halifax Herald February 27/2000
CBC Radio Commentary by Fred McMahon
Column on Road to Growth: How Lagging Economies Become Prosperous
The Calgary Herald February 8/2000
Job Creation by Fred McMahon
Ottawa Citizen January 24/2000
In Praise of Hitting Bottom by Don Cayo
Saint John Telegraph Journal January 19/2000
The Celtic Tiger by Fred McMahon
National Post January 19/2000