Hellberta: February mid-month round-up: Greece burns, Alberta gambles & Canada trades soul for Pandas

Well it would appear that China has finally found a spot to park it’s unwanted USD. That would be here in good old Canada and all it cost them was leasing us two Pandas. What a deal! Back in 2011 I wrote a quick post about why Canada’s economy is good, bad and bullshit. A ...

Hellberta: Reflections on Occupy / My experience with Occupy Edmonton

“We Will Lead Every Revolution Against Us” — Theodor Herzl It’s unfortunate I have to write this post as I have been an avid supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement before it even began in the United States. During the first week there was a media blackout at which point I told many people ...

Hellberta: Canada: A country in economic denial

Well the market since the S&P downgrade of U.S. debt has been a fun ride huh? Gold continues to set what seem like daily records while stocks are “only slightly higher than a decade ago“. But all of these lightning fast developments have not shaken the faith Canadians (and in particular, Albertans) have in the ...

Hellberta: The next Alberta economic boom will be funded by faith

Good day to you Albertans. I haven’t written on this blog for quite awhile, in fact I wasn’t even sure if I was ever going to blog again. Things are moving too fast now to really spend any significant time on a particular subject however I feel Alberta’s economy needs some special attention right now. ...