Mike looks at the BC Legislature spending scandal and says,” really…now we’re worried about wasted tax dollars.” Don Vialoux drops by to talk about what to buy and what to stay away from at this time of year. And you won’t want to miss this week’s goofy featuring the rich and immoral.
Tuesday’s Federal Budget will feature more than the predictable pre-election goodies because in the aftermath of the SNC Lavalin scandal it may take a lot more to get voters to forget the scandal. This is going to be interesting. By the way, what’s your price?
Government have made pension promises they are never going to keep. Only two choices remain in many cities and states in Western democracies – cut pension benefits or dramatically raise taxes. And just wait til you see the public’s reaction when that happens.
Given that rape, torture and murder weren’t enough – I wonder what more Muammar Gaddafi could have done before SNC Lavalin would have said, “our collective conscience won’t allow us to deal with that man.” How about you – do you have a moral boundary that can’t be crossed…at least for money?
Finland’s healthcare system is being overwhelmed by the cost of the aging population. Numerous reports have warned that a similar fate awaits Canada. Fact: right now there are more people over 65 than under 15 in Canada. By 2030 nearly a quarter of Canada’s population will be seniors.
If a teacher is fired for misconduct – is the job lost. Of course not – the teacher’s replaced, the job didn’t disappear. SNC Lavalin may lose jobs if there’s a criminal conviction but the projects will go on and highly skilled workers will be hired. The jobs aren’t lost just who works them.