Pandeconomy

As the COVID-19 pandemic moves across the planet, it threatens our economic and personal health. This small little virus that originated in another animal species, is now a human problem. With millions infected and tens of thousands already dead, the pandemic has inflicted significant casualties. The economic fallout is just starting to be felt and…

Trudeau v Trump and People v Pocketbooks

We are on a collision course with America. Under Donald trump’s leadership, our southern neighbour is headed towards putting economics over lives. Trump has been clear; if push comes to shove, money matters more. In his words, the “cure cannot be worse than the problem itself”. Trump has said he wants America back to work…

Yesterday’s Regret, Tomorrow’s Promise

As 2019 gives way to a new decade, another year is past us. Each passing year gives us an opportunity for reflection and for resolving to accomplish more in the year ahead. As the clock turns, we celebrate what was good or feel, for at least a moment, that yesterday’s troubles are indeed far away.…

Fast Cars, Big Screens and a Mean Curve Ball

A few years ago, I was flipping channels between a ball game and News Hour on PBS. Between fastballs and curve balls, I caught parts of an interview with the CEO of Hyundai or Samsung, can’t recall exactly and don’t quite remember his name either. But he was asked “how long into the future his…