Mike's Daily Comment

BC Working Hard To Restore the Alberta Advantage

The new Employers Health Tax will take another $2 billion from BC businesses that Alberta’s businesses don’t pay. And the ripple effect will help push Vancouver’s property tax increase to double Edmonton’s and Calgary’s.

Will Climate Strike Student Protestors Change Their Wish List?

The holiday shopping season’s here. I wonder how many of the student Climate Strike protestors have changed their Christmas wish list or was it all just talk.

The Anti-Business Brigade Never Acknowledges These Two Facts

1. No charity in Canada who helps the vulnerable and the needy does their important work without the backing of business and the people who work in them. 2. A strong economy is directly correlated with increased charitable giving.

CKNW Kids’ Fund Pledge Day

Michael will be broadcasting live today from 2pm to 4pm pacific time as part of the 42nd annual CKNW Kid’s Fund Pledge Day. With your help, the Fund enhances the lives of children living with physical, mental, social, and behavioural challenges. Donate to make life a little easier for children with special needs.

Listen Live and call in to donate at 604.222.9898

Or donate online at Kid’s Fund Pledge Day

The Best Part of Canada

Have you noticed, especially in the aftermath of the election, that the confrontational approach doesn’t bring the best out in Canadians. Pledge Day and Santa Anonymous does. It’s a time when Canadians do more than just “talk” about caring for others.

Political Interference in Infrastructure

For all the political promises on infrastructure spending – not much happened when it comes to bridges or roads but we do have a taxpayer funded improved 4th hole at the Yarmouth golf course and a skating oval in Quebec City.