Montreal Simon: The Wal-Mart Workers and the Big Tomato

The two companies couldn't be more different. Wal-Mart, the destroyer of communities, that closed this store in Jonquiere, Quebec, after its workers voted to unionize.And after nine years of fighting to avoid having to pay them compensation, just lost its case in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of Canada has sided with the union representing former ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Brian Mulroney, and the Big Tomato

Well there he was the other day, trying to run away from the Senate scandal, while claiming scandalously that his trade deal with the Europeans was bigger than Brian Mulroney's free trade deal.  Prime Minister Stephen Harper touted the benefits of the Canada-EU free trade agreement to a business crowd in Montreal that included the ...

Left Over: Adapt (to the Natural World) or Die

  Buffett-Heinz Deal Sends Urgent Warning To Food Industry To Cut Costs Reuters  |  Posted: 02/22/2013 7:25 pm EST  |  Updated: 02/24/2013 10:41 am EST From Huffpost Feb 24, 2013   Even Warren Buffet must realize that the day of chemical-laden Frankenfood is well and truly receding into the morass of unhealthy, obese citizens who are now desperate for a better ...