Left Over: A First Step For Government, a Semi-Giant Leap for Labor

Liberal government moves to repeal controversial union laws Employment Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk meets reporters on Parliament Hill at 10:15 a.m. ET CBC News Posted: Jan 28, 2016 10:08 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016 10:13 AM ET     What Pierre Trudeau did to labor in the past,with his so-called wage and price controls, ...

Left Over: Unreal Estate Prices – Just the Cost of Doing Business in Vancouver…

Vancouver real estate prices not the fault of foreign buyers, says new report B.C. Real Estate Association says densification and geography are to blame for high home prices CBC News Posted: Jun 10, 2015 6:03 PM PT Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015 6:38 PM PT   Ah, the fox is releasing media and ‘studies’ from ...

Melissa Fong: VANCOUVER “FOREIGN BUYERS”- DRIVING SPECULATION & UNAFFORDABILITY? PART 2

Read Part 1 here I just wanted to update you with this thread of articles that are very illuminating- Please add your thoughts to this conversation- Some of the conversation […]

Melissa Fong: Pointing fingers at Vancouver’s unaffordability problem: Answers & more questions…

Ever since my last post I have received a lot of questions as to why I found it so entertaining- the debate. I was also contacted by dozens- yes, dozens- […]

Melissa Fong: Vancouver “Foreign Buyers”- driving speculation & unaffordability?

I think I discovered the most amazing conversation on Facebook and YOU have to contribute to this debate.  I have thought about this for a long time (thanks to AY […]

OpenMedia.ca: As Big Telecom ramps up lobbying, will government cave?

It looks like Big Three telecom giants are fighting hard to maintain their stranglehold over our wireless market, and over Canadians’ wallets. The Big Three have been on the back foot since pressure from tens of thousands of Canadians won positive new customer protection rules last year, along with a clear government commitment to increase ...

The Canadian Progressive: Harper government should stop wooing Verizon Communications: Union

The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada opposes the Harper government efforts to woo US telecom giant Verizon Communications “to take over Canada’s telecommunications.” The post Harper government should stop wooing Verizon Communications: Union appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Trashy's World: Rona and Lowes

I’m more than a little worried about Rona being taken over by the American retail giant, Lowes. I deliberately shop at Rona for my building and repair supplies- after my local Home Hardware default shop – Because. It. Is. Canadian. Laugh all you want. Tell me that I’m a dinosaur economic nationalist. Say that in ...

Left Over: Alberta Adds the Royal “We”…..

Alberta dismisses B.C. demand for more pipeline revenue Just like Dear Leader Harpo, Alberta is taking on the royal “we” in declaring that BC’s cop out Liberal greedbag of demands are “not in the national interest”…who are they to pontificate on the national interest? Crusty Clark’s ridiculous capitulation aside, you have the rest of the ...