Category Archives: politics

Trump’s plans for housing

Trying to understand Trump can be confusing at best. He says on the one hand he’s there to help those left behind by the mess the ‘elites’ have made. On the other hand he’s filthy rich and most things his … Continue reading

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The other shoe drops on Cuba

In a previous post I worried about the ramifications of a shift backwards in US policy towards Cuba and how it could affect Canadian businesses. Essentially the unwinding of Obama era shifts meant than Canadian (and other nations’) businesses could … Continue reading

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Working with victims of disaster

Nearly 4 months ago we were hit by a devastating flood – the worst in our history. It’s left large areas of our city unoccupied and in question of restoration. During this I heard the experiences of those affected, saw … Continue reading

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There was this dream . . .

Trump is reported to have called a lot of places ‘shit holes’ and ticked off many people and nations around the world. After years of building and maintaining a global reach for their economy, culture and military might, the top … Continue reading

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Canada Cuba US Business Hazards

With President Trump’s recent rollback of Obama era changes to Cuban relations have come new challenges to Canadian firms. In this CBC article “U.S. punishes American firm after its Canadian subsidiary leases cars to Cuban embassy in Ottawa” a number … Continue reading

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Do your jobs correctly or we all pay

A few times I’ve pointed out to councils that wording and language of (by)laws is important. You get it wrong and your law is wrong or ineffective. The wording may come from professional staff but it might also come from … Continue reading

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Breaking up for profit

It’s late and I’m reading the latest on how much of the mainstream media seem to want to pile on the anti-Bernie hobby horse, this time the way they have gone along with the New York Daily News’s crappy editing … Continue reading

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