Following a 23-year career in the Canadian financial industry, Lee Friday has spent many years studying economics, politics, and social issues. He operates a news site at www.LondonNews1.com
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
The Bank of Canada's official mandate to promote the “the economic and financial well-being of Canadians,” isn't compatible with the Bank's real mandate which is apparently to look out for the good of a small number of powerful banks.
With roads, it is time to give private enterprise a chance.
The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages
Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.
If politicians cared about affordable housing, they'd be doing all they could to repeal regulations and encourage more construction.