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Trump's Effect On Canadian Military Spending

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on Friday, 09 June 2017 08:07


Thanks to pressure from Donald Trump and Canada lagging terribly on its committment to maintain its military, the defense minister announces an increase of 14 billion over the next 10 years, and far more in the decade after. 

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Hockey & Economics 101

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on Thursday, 08 June 2017 07:49


Even the NDP have admitted attractive tax rates attracts businesses, capital and skilled people when they brought in their Film Credit. With the US set to lower corporate taxes, businesses including Hockey in Canada are going to suffer.  


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The Impact of a Minimum Wage Hike

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on Wednesday, 07 June 2017 07:41


The big debate has to include the consequences of a mandatory raising of the minimum wage 31.5% over 21 months as Ontario intends to do.  Some businessses will cope, others won't. Heck, even Premier Wynn's own expert panel recommended against it. What's really galling....


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Affordable & Social Housing Are NOT The Same Thing

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on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 07:31

For starters, there's plenty of affordable housing in beautiful BC cities. The affordable housing crisis is centered in Vancouver and surrounding suburbs and politicians want to take rural tax dollars to spend on Vancouver housing! 


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The Truth Is Going To Sting

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on Monday, 05 June 2017 07:36

If the Green/NDP alliance is successful stopping the Trans Mountain Pipeline, the Alberta NDP will "kiss its re-election chances goodbye", and with it their extensive climate change adgenda. 



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Upside Down Confused and Painful

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on Friday, 02 June 2017 08:13

That economic genius Kathleen Wynn of Ontario has just decided to defy her own blue ribbon panel research, and make a move that is going to hurt Ontario Citizens. This is on top of her other economic ideas in Green Energy that are choking the province. 



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The Question of the Day - What's Fair

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on Thursday, 01 June 2017 07:57

Michael with some beautiful examples when the word "fair" has polar opposite meaning for the people on the bad end of the deal. Here's an example: is it fair MP's qualify for a full pension after only 6 years on the job whle 62% of Canadians don't have a workplace pension? 


...also Michael's Mid-Week Update: All Politics All The Time - Uncertainty


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