Canada’s provinces should each get leeway on the way they sell, tax and control marijuana once the drug is legalized by the federal government, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute.
The framework suggested by economist Anindya Sen would create a patchwork of rules across Canada, with different laws governing everything from the stores that can carry the drug to the penalties for selling to underage users.
Economics Professor Larry Smith is about to release a new book based on his TED Talk, "Why you will fail to have a great career". Titled, , Professor Smith's book is set to hit the shelves on April 19, 2016.
On Tuesday, May 17th, the University of Waterloo will host a special event celebrating Professor Smith's successful TED talk and book release. The event will include a candid conversation between UW President Feridun Hamdullahpur and Professor Smith, as well as a book signing and reception.
Professor Jean-Paul Lam was interviewed by Elizabeth Ryan from Radio Canada this week regarding the second block of shares of Hydro One that the provincial government is putting up for sale. The sale is expected to raise about $2 billion. Another 30% of the public company is expected to be put up for sale in the near future.
For the full interview, visit the link below (audio, en français):