Weekly Roundup: Problem Solved?


With today’s news reaching from Xinjiang to Iran, there was no doubt that the MIR Online writers would take us around the world yet again. From fixing faltering economies to correcting faulty translations, this week’s articles show that solutions are…

The Falling Canadian Dollar: Is OPEC to Blame?

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Determining whether Canada’s falling exchange rate is a result of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) persistent output despite falling oil prices may seem an unnecessary case of playing the blame game. However, understanding OPEC’s impact on Canada’s exchange…