Feb 29th, 2008
Dec 22nd, 2008 by Machjo
How to prepare for the upcoming labour shortage?
If we look at history, recessions have often been followed by labour shortages, resulting in inflation. How best do you think we should use the current recession to prepare for the likely labour shortage to follow in a few years' time?
Dec 16th, 2008 by Machjo
Should we try 0% interest before bailing out auto industry?
The US Federal Reserve has now lowered interest rates to below 0.25% and will keep it hovering between 0% and 0.25% for the foreseeable future in order to counter the deflationary pressures countering that nation. Do you think we should experiment...
Dec 7th, 2008 by JLM
Long recession in U.S. is inevitable
Long recession in U.S. is inevitable TheStar.com - Columnist - Long recession in U.S. is inevitable September 19, 2008 Richard Gwyn The fall of the Berlin Wall, and so the end of...
Dec 7th, 2008 by JLM
Should we research more efficient language policies?
According to Scott Reid, the Federal Government alonw had already spent 37 billion dollars on Official Bilingualism by 1993 already! And this does not take into account provincial, territorial, and private sector spending on Official Bilingualism! Do...
A Sample of What Canadian Ec Dev Elves Are Working On
Progress House Development Corporation. The Progress House Development Corporation (hereafter referred to as “Progress House”) represents a new direction in economic development and our response to the Pine Beetle Epidemic economic transition. Operating...
Tax Free Savings Acounts (TFSA)
Hi, folks. I came across mention of TFSA's the other day and it got me curious. What exactly are they? Anybody in these forums know more about them? Can anybody just open an account and say they want it to be a TFSA? Are there any restrictions? How...
Nov 20th, 2008 by scratch
War on Terrorist Veggy Lights Up
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 POLICE ANTI-POT RAMPAGE AT RECORD LEVEL NORML - Police arrested a record 872,721 persons for marijuana violations in 2007, according to the...
Tottering Fiscal Prudence
Our Tottering Fiscal Prudence by William Krehm Pick the most nonsensical of nursery rhymes that starts a youngster chortling, take it as a key for understanding our world and you will still come closer than what passes...
Canadian laws regarding contests?
Does anyone know what the laws are or where they are found that pertain to running contests with awards? Contests with no entry fee or purchase required..is special licensing required or can anyone do something up to a certain dollar value amount without...
Oct 27th, 2008 by Mulk
Are High Taxes this simple?
Lets say you have a company and you make hammers. For the sake of arguement, I will assume there is always a demand for hammers. You have 20 employees, and the government gives the Hammer/Industrial Complex (ie "You") a tax break for keeping the...
Canada rated world's soundest bank system
4 hours ago - Reuters By Rob Taylor CANBERRA (Reuters) - Canada has the world's soundest banking system, closely followed by Sweden, Luxembourg and Australia, a survey by the World Economic Forum has found as financial crisis and bank failures shake...
Oct 21st, 2008 by Praxius
Mushroom Cloud over Wall Street
Mushroom Cloud over Wall Street By Mike Whitney "One bank to rule them all; One bank to bind them..." 21/090/08 "ICH " -- - These are dark times. While you were sleeping the cockroaches were busy about...
Money For Nothin That's How It's Done
Oct 4th, 2008 by scratch
Recession........on its way....or been here a while
IMPHO, I believe global economists saw this coming but chose to do nothing. Perhaps influenced by the resistance shown by the U.S. to do anything about it or even recognize it has been going on for nine months. The sad pork filled `relief` package...
Oct 3rd, 2008 by scratch
Stock market is irrational
I'm kinda clueless when it comes to economy. But is it me or is our whole economy too dependent on a speculation system that is totally irrational?
The Disaster Headline Game
US Economy: Rudderless and Reeling From Direct Hits A raid on private pensions? By Paul Craig Roberts Most Americans,...
Sep 11th, 2008 by Kreskin
Nationalization; Take a load off Fanny
America's Mortgage Crisis: Bailout or "Nationalization" of the Mortgage Giants? By Ellen Brown Global Research, September 5, 2008 www.webofdebt.com “Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free; “Take a load off Fanny, and...
Business Ettiquette in Russia
Sexual harassment okay as it ensures humans breed, Russian judge rules A Russian advertising executive who...
How to Spin Bad News
How to Spin Bad News "I wonder what kind of spin they can put on that!" Ever wondered how they do it.???