Telecom wars

I don’t know if you have been following it but the idea of letting more foreign investment into Canada’s telecom industry is a major battle right now – probably second in terms of intensity to the move towards a single…

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Hard habit to break

Was it Chicago that used to sing “you’re a hard habit to break”?   We have a new political party in New Brunswick and their economic development policies sound (and act) just like the other two parties. The People’s Alliance of…

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1960

I spent some time last night going through the Statistics Canada Year Book for 1960 and comparing some of the data to 2010.  It’s my parents 50th wedding anniversary and I thought it would be interesting to look at the…

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A curious anomoly

Apparently NB SMEs are very confident about their economic prospects.   The CFIB is reporting that SMEs here have high levels of confident and growing while in Nova Scotia there is a low level of confidence and it is declining. The…

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