Why South Africa is revisiting land reform

Why South Africa is revisiting land reform

IN FEBRUARY Cyril Ramaphosa finally elbowed aside Jacob Zuma to become president of South Africa. Most South Africans were glad to be rid of the kleptocrat and his cronies. So too were foreign investors. Unlike his predecessor Mr Ramaphosa understands economics. Yet in recent months some have started to worry, in large part because of…

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CRTC demands Bell, Corus spend more money on Canadian content after feds intervene

CRTC demands Bell, Corus spend more money on Canadian content after feds intervene

TORONTO — Made-in-Canada dramas, documentaries and award shows will be guaranteed more funding after the federal broadcast regulator bent to intense pressure from creative groups and the federal government. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced Thursday that large television groups must spend a larger proportion of their revenue on Canadian content production to renew…

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Tide of investment set to recede from oilpatch amid more pipeline delays

Tide of investment set to recede from oilpatch amid more pipeline delays

OTTAWA — Observers say fresh obstacles to building the Trans Mountain expansion project raise new alarms over Canada’s seemingly unpredictable regulatory regime, threatening to scare off would-be investors in the U.S. and elsewhere. The Federal Court of Appeal decision that effectively overruled Cabinet’s approval of the pipeline in 2016. The decision compels the national energy…

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