Mike's Daily Comment

What a Dismal Display of Leadership

While millions of Canadians push to reopen the economy and get back to work – not our federal politicians where the lack of leadership in Ottawa hits a new low as they work hard to get the whole summer off.

This is a Real Beauty

While people in Hong Kong are risking arrest protesting to protect their Parliamentary freedoms. While millions of Canadians are clamoring to get back to work – the big threat in Ottawa is to make 50 MPs get back to work in the House of Commons.

We’re Back To Normal…At Least in Politics

While businesses rethink and innovate to survive – it’s business as usual for government. Good thing they’re in politics because they’d be massive failures in business.

Complete Show – May 23rd

COVID19 is serious but did it justify shutting down the economy.  Distinguished analyst,  Martin Murenbeeld talks his rosy outlook for gold and what’s pushing stocks higher despite the dismal economic news. Plus Ozzie takes aim at the negative CMHC report on housing.

Evolving Today, Strategizing for Tomorrow – A Webinar Invitation

Looking to gain clarity on the current environment and its implications for the real estate market? Join Justin Smith of Hawkeye Wealth on Wednesday May 27th @ 11am. They have spent many hours analyzing data, perspectives, and strategies from some of the best minds in real estate to help us all make better investment decisions.

Registration is limited. Reserve your access today – CLICK HERE

Specifically, this webinar covers:

1. The State of the Nation
What’s the damage to the economy? How are various assets in commercial real estate performing? We will focus on Multifamily and Industrial. What’s the data for rent-collection rates?

2. How is industry adapting?
What are some best practices we’ve seen out there? How much of a difference is superior management making in terms of property performance?

3. What might the future look like?
What trends might emerge or accelerate due to Covid-19? How might they uniquely impact various property types?

4. Based on that future, what are Hawkeye’s plans for their investors?
Where do they potentially see the greatest opportunity for investors? What do they need to see before recommending a deal in today’s environment?

The Communist Party of China is De Facto Taking Over Hong Kong

The question is – what will Canada’s response be given there are 300,000 people with Canadian passports in Hong Kong?