Daily Archives: November 23, 2010

Interview with Ignatieff

If you have not already done so, do check out my brother’s video version of the first primer.  The second primer on the Canadian housing bubble should be done shortly.  I should be a doozy! Last year my brother had … Continue reading

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Flaherty wrong again; ‘Head scratcher’ inflation reading

Once again Mr. Flaherty has stuck his neck out on what will be recognized as one of his great prognostications: No signs of Canadian housing bubble: Flaherty “The evidence is not there that Canada has a housing bubble. In fact, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The downside to minimum wage.

Note from Ben: I have periodically explored the consequences of government intervention in free markets, which I believe are largely self-defeating and produce unintended long-term consequences. One of the first posts on this lowly blog explored the way in which … Continue reading

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New Conference Board of Canada report

Conference Board connects the dots… The economic headwinds lined up against the Canadian economy have often been discussed on this humble blog.  It was with great interest that I read a new report by the Conference Board of Canada which … Continue reading

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