Category Archives: Financial

‘Populism’: Bailouts, Brexit and battling rapid climate change | CBC Radio

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/global-trumpism-bailouts-brexit-and-battling-climate-change-1.5321199 — Populism, Bailouts, Brexit and optimism about battling rapid climate change. “How did the middle class end up in perpetual debt? Why is there “no money” for infrastructure or social programs, but there is for waging war? And what … Continue reading

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Giant Canadian construction project incorporates low carbon heating and cooling

Construction workers are dwarfed by the enormous underground reservoir at The Well in downtown Toronto that will be used to heat and cool the entire multi-building complex. (Michael Wilson/CBC) (Michael Wilson/CBC) CBC – ANALYSIS Don Pittis – News – Business … Continue reading

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Venezuela economic failure and fake or misleading news

Social misleadia, Trump and many of his supporters and others from the far right have been sharing fake or misleading news about Venezuela’s economic failure. Venezuela’s economic crisis is an example of failed leadership, corruption and other issues. It has … Continue reading

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Environmental cost of cryptocurrency mines

Monetary price of health and air quality impacts Computer screen listing cryptocurrencies (stock image). Credit: © Colin Cramm / Adobe Stock https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191113092600.htm Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero — the names of digital-based ‘cryptocurrencies’ are being heard more and more frequently. … Continue reading

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Manitoba students last in Canada in science and math, second last in reading | CBC News

Results show Manitoba doing worse in all three categories than in previous years Kristin Annable · CBC News · Posted: Dec 03, 2019 The PISA 2018 assessment tests the capabilities of 15-year-olds in reading, math and science literacy through a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court decision on real estate data said to have benefited consumers, spurred innovation

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/article-supreme-court-decision-on-real-estate-data-has-benefitted-consumers/ Dismantling this monopoly was long overdue. Now we need more Canadian options for these services. So far the main provider is foreign and only available in some markets. The other monopoly or over charging that is costing us much … Continue reading

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China’s Alipay And Bitcoin Exchange Giant Binance In Shock Clash

https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2019/10/17/chinas-alipay-and-bitcoin-exchange-giant-binance-in-shock-clash/

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