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Financial, Personal

re: how non-contributory democracy led to the credit crisis in a nutshell 

re: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ianmcowie/100010127/a-tax-based-alternative-to-the-alternative-vote/ The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay £1.
The sixth would pay £3.
The seventh would pay £7.
The eighth would pay £12.
The ninth would pay £18.
And the tenth man (the richest) would pay £59. …. But, once outside the…

Financial, Personal

We need MORE immigration! 

We depend on immigration for our economic growth. Much of the development and prosperity that cities experience can be linked to the amount of new people that are either born, or move there. In Manitoba, immigration makes up for about 70% of our growth, while…

Business, Financial

Know your market 

A lot of people have asked me the question: “How do I know when I’ve found a good deal?” Usually they aren’t 100% sure they trust their Real Estate agent, or they aren’t using one.  In either situation, probably the best advice for most people…

Financial, Personal

Words of a Great Man 

“To move forward, we cannot let ourselves be prisoners of past disagreements. I am very grateful that President Ortega — (applause) — I’m grateful that President Ortega did not blame me for things that happened when I was three months old. (Laughter.) Too often, an opportunity to build…

Financial, Personal

Welcome to Toronto 

Yes this was my first time traveling to Toronto.  It was a nice 13 degrees, while in my hometown, Winnipeg it was -13.  I traveled there to take part in a conference between Canadian ISP’s and banks.  What I can say about it is that…