Posts Tagged ‘ Bank of Canada ’

Tales from the northern woods .. sex at the CBC, Don Cherry, Obama, Nanos numbers, Bank of Canada surprise

Jan 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: In Brief

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day up here in the northern woods, but still cold.  And like others I’m getting a little tired of waiting for the 2015 Canadian federal election campaign to seriously begin. All the professionals (including those on this website) are saying the campaign has already begun. But if you know anyone […]

Rob Ford and Mark Carney .. one Canadian gravy train off the rails .. another bound for Bank of England

Nov 27th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

We’re not exactly overjoyed by Justice Charles Hackland ‘s decision to remove Toronto Mayor Rob Ford from office [well sort of, and maybe, at some point], over conflict of interest rule violations. Like West Side Noel in this space during the middle of this past September, we’re too worried that it will ultimately backfire on […]

At least Bank of Canada governor Carney said something sensible about Greek referendum proposal

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATE NOV 3, 12 NOON ET: There are now reports that Prime Minister Papandreou will be dropping plans for a referendum on the Greek financial bailout, in response to domestic political pressures. I’ll comment further when this prospect becomes clearer. Meanwhile, I can only say that it does nothing to change my admiration for the […]