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Wow! I’m not exactly Dalton McGuinty’s biggest fan, but he has finally said something that I can agree with.
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has put the Canadian Auto Workers on notice that it should not look to the province to bail out pensioners if they cannot strike a deal to restructure General Motors.
Dalton has wasted enough [...]
Since the global economy began to slow, the popular catchphrase being used everywhere seems to be economic stimulus. All top priorities seem to centre around stimulating the economy.
With the new home renovation tax credit to help ease the pain, I thought I’d do my part and offer an economic stimulus package of my own [...]
Leave it to the Toronto Star to spin a sob story whenever they need to remind everyone about the slowing economy.
Liz Fong’s plans for early retirement have faded with the economy.
An official with a Toronto office workers’ union, Fong had planned to quit in three years, when she hit 60. Then her retirement savings tanked.
Fong pushed [...]
A few days ago, I was critical of an article in the Toronto Star, which was essentially a sob story about Canadians struggling in credit card debt, and how they blamed everybody but the people who actually racked up the debt.
Today, the Star has done it again, this time in a story about minimum wages by ‘Social [...]
Since introducing his Behaviour Modification and Wealth Transfer plan, also know as the Green Shift, Liberal leader Stephane Dion has been trying to sell Canadians on the merits of taxing our economy out of existence in the name of reducing Canada’s contribution to global CO2 emissions.
As part of Dion’s sales pitch, he is using the familiar [...]
I’m no fan of Dalton McGuinty, and I don’t believe he has any credible plan to properly manage the economy of Ontario. In fact, I’veÂ been critical of Dalton on that topic here, here and here. However, as bad as Dalton’s economic stewardship is, Howard Hampton and his band of merry socialists would be much worse!
Here’s what Hampton had [...]
Toronto Star columnist David Crane must be a very risk-averse individual.Â In his recent column,Â Mr. CraneÂ discusses many of the positive and negative changesÂ in theÂ Canadian workforce.Â While many of Mr. Crane’s observations may be true, I disagree with his assessment that some of those changes are necessarily a bad thing.
Some industries are hiring new employees at [...]