Category Archives: Financial

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official

Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official – Globe and Mail JUSTINE HUNTER AND COLIN FREEZE VICTORIA /TORONTO DECEMBER 3, 2018 Article archived below. — Concerning news about Corporate and Financial Crime prosecutions getting … Continue reading

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Health-care reform in Canada is coming one way or another

Joe Raedle / PNG Winnipeg Sun December 1, 2018 Opinion Columnists Exert “Canada spends more as a share of the economy (after adjusting for differences in demographics) than every other country except Switzerland, France and Norway. If that spending translated … Continue reading

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Bitcoin tanks

I had some friends ask about my thoughts about investing in bitcoin when one was at around $15k. I had not traded directly even in equities for years but knew it was very volatile and high risk. It had been … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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Concerns and impacts of a rapid rate of climate change

NASA graphic shows record global heat anomalies — Nov 16 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Canadian and Global Citizen Nearly everyone agrees the climate on planet earth has changed in a varying cycle of hot and cold periods over millions … Continue reading

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Public versus Private Auto Insurance

Updated: Nov 6 2018 Posted Oct 14 2016 Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate — Here is some info about privatizing auto insurance and some of the issues with public and private that need to be corrected. http://www.ibc.ca/…/public-versus-private-auto-insurance Comparing auto insurance … Continue reading

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