Monthly Archives: February 2010

Working through some numbers

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February 28, 2010
Working through some numbers

Ottawa’s Job Bubble  Statscan came out with some average wage numbers in Canada. Average wage BC. Numbers show that the average Canadian is making a little over $ 40,000 per year. The National Post reported on the dramatic increase in employment in the federal government. Ottawa’s jobs bubble. It appears that the average wage...
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Upcoming Federal Budget and MP´s Role

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February 24, 2010
Upcoming Federal Budget and MP´s Role

  Costa Rica is a beautiful country. I was lucky to spend 2 weeks travelling in costa Rica including a stay in the shadows of Arenal an active volcano.  The people in Costa Rica are very friendly and it is a safe country to travel. The minimum wage here is about $300 per month....
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Regina’s Pensions Back in the News

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February 5, 2010
Regina’s Pensions Back in the News

It appears they are having discussions about the city Pension in Regina. At least we can say we saw this one coming. Original post April 2009. It would be wise for the trustees to wait until the 2009 results are released before making any decisions. All too often we see governments rushing to make recommendation...
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Getting the Message?

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February 3, 2010

Yesterday the Ontario governments Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs heard expert witness from Catherine Swift. These are the pre-budget meetings to determine where Ontario needs to go in its next provincial budget. Globe and Mail report One part of the interview focused on pensions. CFIB Presentation PDF Mr. Michael Prue: In chart 15...
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