Mike's Daily Comment

Business Charitable Giving Makes a Huge Difference

People come together at this time of the year to help out and contribute to the community. And while it is popular to bash businesses these days, their contributions are significant and should be recognized.

We Favour Free Trade But…..

The advantages of a de-valued currency for Canadian exporters and domestic producers are too often overlooked when we look at our economic growth and statistics. Why?

Housing Taxes Hurting Big Time

Why do the same left-wing academics shouting for “windfall housing profits” to be taxed (and the media outlets that put them on the air) not recognize the dramatic decline in people’s financial well-being and the negative impact on one of our most important industries?

Guaranteed Prediction About Your Personal Finances in 2019

2019 will see higher property taxes, higher carbon taxes, higher rent, higher Canadian Pension Plan permiums, higher car insurance rates, a new speculation tax for real estate, a new healthcare tax and higher interest payments. The bottom line – governments are making sure you have less money.

The BREXIT Woes Set In

Some people are having second thoughts about voting for BREXIT as they start to see the ramifications of Britain leaving the EU.

MoneyTalks Person of the Year

Some people talk and some people do – and then there are those who “do” so much for us all at great personal cost. This year’s honouree would never be consider for “Person of the Year” by the Canadian Press or other mainstream outlets because of his straightforward stand that “access to a waiting list does not constitute access to healthcare” challenges the status quo healthcare delivery in Canada.