World Poverty

This morning my sports & weather breakfast news showed Ontario’s former premier and Toronto resident smiling before a group walking for world poverty. And I wondered – has anyone bothered to ride line 2 of the Toronto subway between Warden and Yonge lately?

Some one finally read an old weapons post.

It’s almost 2 years (June 8,2017) since I asked why NATO was pleased with https://deremigi.wordpress.com/2017/06/08/canadas-purchase-of-war-weapons-pleases-nato/ Canada’s latest purchases of war weapons as President Trump was announcing his intended increase in USA’s weapon’s expenditures to make America great again. I don’t think any Pulitzer Prize journalist said anything about the president and his military: they seemed … More Some one finally read an old weapons post.

Change, Robots, and a more affordable Labour Pool

I keep hearing that people lose jobs because of advances in technology: shiny metal robots are replacing working class muscle and female allure. Change is everywhere so rapid that humans can’t keep up and pretty girls fall to the wayside; North American auto makers like GM lose market share to makers from Japan and  Korea. … More Change, Robots, and a more affordable Labour Pool

Interest Rates & World Oil

I’d forgotten about a piece that I’d written in October 2017 about BNN’s no longer showing daily interest rate fluctuations and the Loonie’s value in  U.S. dollars. Back then the Loonie’s value in green backs was 80 cents with world oil hovering about $50 a barrel. But since October 2017 Canada’s BNN has become Bloomberg’s … More Interest Rates & World Oil

Just a lot of “hot air”

Looking online for the source of a August 20 television announcement that Canada’s Prime Minister was getting back into NAFTA negotiations I got this weeks old rallying cry heading a June 20, 2018 Toronto Star article: “Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute”.   I have always tried … More Just a lot of “hot air”