Category Archives: Financial

Cannabis legalization: What is your province or territory doing? A guide

CHRISTOPHER KATSAROV/THE GLOBE AND MAIL — MAYAZ ALAM – The Globe and Mail PUBLISHED MARCH 23, 2018 UPDATED OCTOBER 9, 2018 — Informative article linked below which was recently updated plus my commentary. 8 days or less for the federal … Continue reading

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HOW AN INTERNATIONAL HACKER NETWORK TURNED STOLEN PRESS RELEASES INTO $100 MILLION

Aug 22 2018 – The Verge Insider Trading taken to a whole new level.  Honest investors paying the price. https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/22/17716622/sec-business-wire-hack-stolen-press-release-fraud-ukraine Archived below if needed.  See original via above URL for formatting and links to more info.

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The Canadian tax system favors the wealthy – No shit sherlock but what is the impact

August 22 2018 – Economics The very wealthy one percent and especially the ultra wealthy .01 percent who often say they take the most risks and create the most jobs so should be given bigger tax breaks. The majority of … Continue reading

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Immigration, Refugees and taking care of all Canadians

Aug 17 2018 – Kevin Yaworski Conservative MP Maxime Bernier’s recent tweets have back fired and helped Liberals get major boost in donations and supporter signups. More in the Globe and Mail article below. Is this a sign the Liberals … Continue reading

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Canada gold reserves nearly zero

Image – istock — Canada has been selling off its gold reserves for a while now and is at or close to zero. In the 60’s it had over 1000 Tonnes. It’s reserve is now made up in currency and … Continue reading

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Platform capitalism, digital technology and the future of work

(Shutterstock) CBC Ideas – The Massey Lectures 80+ % of the digital economy controlled by a very small number of giant corporations with monopolies and enormous influence over democracies. They pretty much get what ever they want. This happened in … Continue reading

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As inequality grows, so does the political influence of the rich – The ballot or the wallet

  Concentrated wealth leads to concentrated power July 21 2018 – The Economist — Some concerning trends in behavior by the elite or one percent.  Some talk about this but most ignore.  I do not agree with the writers conclusion … Continue reading

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