Questioning capitalism

“Money talks, BS walks,” popular proverb. It’s no wonder, given the faux war on drugs, the amateur war on terror and the successful war on...

Budget in the big picture

GIVING THE 'NEW GUY' A CHANCE Political Point of View   “Economics is the dismal science.” - Thomas Carlyle, paraphrased. The Liberal party’s big win in the last...

The political perspective on “deserving” and “getting”

“Maintiens le Droit.” RCMP motto roughly translated as: Uphold the Law. Canada’s unique in that it’s a country where the national police force is a...

Cash is king

“Money talks, but it don’t sing or dance.” — Neil Diamond. Most of the hysteria regarding the historic vote by the U.K. to leave the...

Politics: What happens to people when they get into government?

“Still crazy after all these years.” — Paul Simon The recent announcement by Bev Oda that she’s retiring from federal politics comes as no surprise...