Where our gaze will take us

“What, me worry?” — Alfred E. Newman. The iconic gap toothed smile and insouciant devil-may-care attitude of the ginger everyman who graced MAD magazine covers...

Spend tax dollars locally

“There’s a sucker born every minute.” P.T. Barnum Ron and Rand Paul are two names not familiar to most Canadians but they created quite a...

The seeds of greed

“L’état, c’est moi,” Louis XIV, in a moment of grandeur candour. There’s a good reason why professional athletes are generally only signed for a few...

Time to think about retirement

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” —Ben Franklin, popularizing Daniel Defoe’s original comment. Jack Layton is only...

Unfunded liabilities

There’s a foreseeable threat to the financial well-being of Canadians. It is representative of failings found throughout our political system, our economic system, and...