Tag Archive 'Canada'

Appeared in the North Shore News – June 30, 2016 Canada – we’re No. 1! In telecom charges! In bloated credit card interest! In stockbrokerages’ fat fees! In being passed over for NHL franchises by that little New York fink Gary Bettman! Outstanding Canadian man of letters Robertson Davies mused that one is allowed to […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – July 2, 2013 It may seem an eccentricity to link Canada Day with my four daughters-in-law. But read on. First, I reel backwards to a course I took last year at UBC: Canadian history since 1945. Of course, born 1934, I was the only one in the room who […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – January 8, 2013 Today Canada is eagerly kissing neo-imperialist China’s backside, its face clearly revealed by the still-ubiquitous public posters of mass murderer and towering economic bungler Mao Zedong   No, the following rant wasn’t fuelled by a weekend of intense liquid partying, a warm-up for New Year’s. It […]

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