Mike's Daily Comment

A Brilliant Example of the Impact of Taxes

Proponents of higher taxes play dumb (okay, maybe they’re not playing) when it comes to the impact of higher income taxes but that doesn’t change the reality.

Here’s a Scary Thought

Canada continues to get a C- when it comes to economic growth despite the fact that we’ve all taken a 30% plus pay cut compared to US workers thanks to a weak loonie – along with other factors including record low interest rates – the question is why and at what cost.

The Final Score – Extinction Rebellion 1 – UBC 0

It wasn’t a fair fight – 8 student protestors, members of Extinction Rebellion vs UBC Board of Governors and the Administration. But a hollow victory if reducing emissions is the goal.

Money Talks – January 11 Complete Show

Mike gets in trouble with the climate change set by asking a question. Timer’s Digest Top Timer of the Year, Mark Leibovit, gives the blueprint for what’s to come in the markets while Ozzie talks about real estate assessments and gives the forecast for Alberta.

Market Timer of the Year – Live on Saturday

Congratulations to our good friend and contributor Mark Leibovit for being named Market Timer of the Year by Timers Digest. We couldn’t pass up the chance to have Mark join Michael live on the show this weekend. Mark will once again be a keynote speaker at the 2020 World Outlook Financial Conference and while he won’t be revealing any of his February Outlook forecasts, we’ll get the inside scoop on how he was so right in 2019 and a couple of stock picks too!

City Taxes For the Masses

Michael Levy comments on the city of Vancouver’s plans to drastically increase property tax and why the city council could learn a thing or two from Calgary.