Category Archives: Financial

Conversation with Government about taxes

Meme from Twitter April 17 2019 – Kevin Yaworski Sadly this mostly true. Does Canada or the US imprison you for owing taxes? Not sure about the US but in Canada not normally. CRA can be very aggressive and even … Continue reading

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Innovators and Disruptors

Image details April 7 2019 – Kevin Yaworski I agree with this meme and would only add that there needs to be a balance of innovation and consumer and related protections. Not nanny state but reasonable. Many of these and … Continue reading

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The USMCA trade deal likely won’t be ratified this year, if ever

John Ibbitson – The Globe and Mail APRIL 4, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-trade-deal-looks-likely-to-sit-in-a-drawer/#

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European Parliament approves unpopular Link Tax and mandatory content filtering in its final vote on the Copyright Directive

Laura Tribe European Parliament Despite massive public outcry and opposition from dozens of experts and academics the European Parliament failed to even allow a vote on amendments Today the European Parliament held the final vote on the controversial EU Copyright … Continue reading

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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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China threatens the democratic world order and Canada can’t be a weak link – Macleans

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a signing ceremony with Dominican Republic’s President Danilo Medina (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People on November 2, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images) https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/china-poses-a-challenge-to-the-democratic-world-order-and-canada-cant-be-a-weak-link/

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Three tobacco corporations guilty of concealing risks of smoking ordered to pay over $13.5 Billion in damages and granted creditor protection

Imperial Tobacco spokesman Eric Gagnon speaks to reporters on March 1, 2019. RYAN REMIORZ/THE CANADIAN PRESS — “Earlier this month, the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld a 2015 ruling in a lower court that found the tobacco companies (Imperial Tobacco, … Continue reading

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