New Globalisation Africa

New Globalisation leader : Africa

New Globalisation Africa Written by Calestous Juma Professor of the Practice of International Development, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University *** The last three decades have been marked by intense political activism against globalization. The opposition, however, has been driven by a narrow view that equates globalization with international trade liberalisation advanced by Western countries. But globalization is about more than that. …

AODA accessibility Law

AODA: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act : A corporate response

https://www.savaria.com/about/company Quick Facts Founded: 1979 Employees: 400 Divisions:  Elevators & Lifts, Vehicles, Installation & Service (Ontario), International Sales, Montreal Showroom/Installation Products: Stair lifts/stair chairs, vertical platform lifts, inclined platform lifts, home elevators, commercial wheelchair lifts, LU/LA (limited use/limited accessibility) elevators, door and gate openers, swing doors, wheelchair accessible van conversions, powered scooters Savaria Facilities We have offices and manufacturing facilities …

Toronto summer 2015 Scorecard – CNE, Pan Am-Para Pan Games, World Pride, …..

Who wins the battle of the Toronto summer events? https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/08/21/who-wins-the-battle-of-the-toronto-summer-events.html Toronto was a most dedicated host this summer, welcoming visitors from around the world to the Pan and Parapan Am Games on top of annual “signature” events like Pride and the Toronto International Film Festival. Such events are vital for tourism as all attract large numbers of tourists to the …

Additional Information: P.V. Narasimha Rao

PV Narasimha Rao: 10 things you did not know about ‘modern India’s Chanakya’ Narasimha Rao could speak 9 Indian languages and 8 foreign languages. P V Narasimha Rao ascended into Prime Ministerial office at a time when the India was stuck at its worst phase of economic turmoil. His keen foresight had initiated India to a path of liberalisation, the ripples …

Hangin on Middle Class

“Hanging On” – Middle Class Blues (NPR podcast) – 2016

http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=473702974 RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:The recession in this country is long over. The economy has recovered. So why does it still feel so shaky?(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)MARTIN: The labor market is gaining jobs. That’s a fact. But income inequality is growing. And this economic anxiety, decades of lost manufacturing jobs and ever-shrinking middle class, all these issues are driving the political conversation …

prime minister narasimha rao

“Half Lion, Half Man” – Nara (Man) Simha (Lion) : prime minister narasimha rao

prime minister narasimha rao How former Prime Minister pushed economic reforms past Congress, BJP, India Inc, helped by Manmohan Singh.   ALMOST 25 years ago, in late 1991, Narasimha Rao asked for a telling report from the Intelligence Bureau (IB). He wanted to know which of his Congress MPs were against which specific economic reform. The IB replied with a …

Canada Surrogacy Business

Babies “Made in Canada” : The Surrogacy Business in Canada

How Canada is becoming a key player in global surrogacy https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2016/06/25/how-canada-is-becoming-a-key-player-in-global-surrogacy.html By ROBERT CRIBBForeign, Investigations, and EMMA JARRATTSpecial to the Star Sat., June 25, 2016 ***  For the past few years, foreigners have been drawn to Canada and Canadian surrogates in increasing numbers. No one keeps statistics, but this baby-boom business is so brisk that one agency, Surrogacy in Canada …

Marijuana Regulation

Capping the genie? A suggestion for Marijuana regulation.

Can Ontario play a role in developing a new Pot Law? Article Source: Toronto Star On the path to marijuana regulation it makes sense to shut down Toronto’s pop-up pot stores and expand the brand of the liquor-focused LCBO. There is a hallucinatory quality to the way intoxicating substances are bought and sold  in Ontario these  days. Choose your alcoholic poison — beer, …