Congratulations Team Canada

By | Feb 28, 2010

Congratulations Team Canada on winning the 2010 Olympic Gold Medal for Ice Hockey!  I don’t know if it came to be; but estimates I heard predicted that 16 million Canadians (1/2 of the country’s population) were expected to tune in to watch the defeat of the Americans.  To the defeated, you are saluted.  The Americans […]

Economics

By | Mar 12, 2009

It’s been an interesting week in economics.  The DOW has resurged a few hundred points the last few days, Jon Stewart had an interesting chat with CNBC financial analyst Jim Cramer about the morality of ethical financial reporting, and Canada, according to the IMF, is probably going to do allright in the face of the […]

Obama’s Visit to Canada

By | Feb 24, 2009

So last week the President of the United States made his first visit to Canada.  And the place went nuts. President Obama visited Ottawa last Thursday and he kicked up quite a storm.  Interestingly the most publicized part of his trip was not his visit with Prime Minister Harper (or their subsequent discussions), the safety […]

Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Steelers

By | Feb 2, 2009

Congratulations to the Superbowl winning team – the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Arizona gave them a game last night though, but ultimately fell short in the last minute.  Nevertheless, the city of Pittsburgh can now celebrate its sixth superbowl victory, the most of any team. This has been a interesting year for even casual American football observers.  I’m […]

Presidential Endorsement Worth $50 Million

By | Jan 13, 2009

According to the New York Times, President-elect Obama’s dedication to his Blackberry may be worth up to $50 million for the Canadian firm Research In Motion. Not bad – you can’t buy the kind of publicity that results from the most loved man in the world pimping your gear. The new president is famous for […]

Canadians Follow Suit

By | Dec 20, 2008

It seems that the Canadians are following the Americans and are also giving a bail-out package to the auto industry, a key industry in southern Ontario with a four billion dollar (canadian) series of loans.  This is very similar to what the United States announced a few days ago. This is interesting because only a […]

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