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Canada - Has Canada Legislated A Cyprus-style Confiscation Of Deposits? The Infamous Bank Bail-In?

Canada – Has Canada Legislated A Cyprus-style Confiscation Of Deposits? The Infamous Bank Bail-In?

Even more troubling is that Canada has legislated an actual Cyprus-style confiscation of deposits in the event that Canadian banks deplete their capital. Now that I have your attention…. Moreover, Canada also has ZERO reserve requirements for its banks; this means that Canadian banks are not obliged to hold any of their customers’ deposits. So […]

The World - Doublespeak

The World – Doublespeak

I am sure there has to be some Doublespeak nominations for words used by Thunder Bay City Hall residents… City Experiencing Growth…your property taxes are going up Damage Caused by Nature…damage caused when City Admin incompetance    

The World - Team NATO...World Police

The World – Team NATO…World Police

  LOVE THAT SONG!!!  Obscenely funny and oh so true. Change “America” to “NATO” in the song and all of the rest of the lyrics can stay the same. It shows that America and NATO are the same thing.  The US runs NATO. Sigh….how has this situation escalated to this point? If the US would […]

Thunder Bay - Home Of The.....

Thunder Bay – Home Of The…..

The work on Cormwall Street is finished. Has been for a couple of weeks. So why is the contractor not required to clean the gravel from the Algoma Street sidewalk? The contractor made the mess, is it not the contractor’s responsibility to clean it up? This is a public sidewalk used by dozens of pedestrians […]

Thunder Bay - When Is A Yacht Club Not A Yacht Club?

Thunder Bay – When Is A Yacht Club Not A Yacht Club?

When is a yacht club not a yacht club? When its a tap house. Berlinquette said the business will focus on local beers produced in Thunder Bay and Kenora. Local beers produced in Thunder Bay and Kenora…such as… I suspect that Sleeping Giant Brewery’s product  will be well represented at the Breakwater Taphouse. Funny that […]

Canada - Temporary Foreign Workers Program Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Canada – Temporary Foreign Workers Program Rears Its Ugly Head Again

This piece of shit program that outsources Canadian jobs right here in Canada just keeps getting worse and worse. Of course the Harper Government likes this because he is out to break Canadian unions. It makes it very easy when companies can bring in foreign workers whenever they want.  Don’t tell me Harper and his […]

Canada - Labour Day

Canada – Labour Day

With the Bombardier strike going on in Thunder Bay, I figured I’d post something about labour unions in Canada. Unions and corporations/companies both have to learn to live in the new economy. Both have to understand that they need each other. Union members need jobs and corporations need experienced workers that are going to stay […]