Mike's Daily Comment

Political Promises are Easy – Efficient Delivery is Not

How can our various political parties promise big, shiny, new billion dollar programs when successive Auditor Generals point out serious problem with ones we already have?

Rising Home Prices are a Good Thing

At least for the 70% of Canadians own their own home but with immigration set to rise and government adding hundreds of thousands to the cost of new homes – the affordability issue isn’t going anywhere.

Trudeau’s Dilemma

Janet Yellen knows that raising corporate tax rates in the US encourages US businesses to invest or relocate elsewhere so she wants Canada to raise minimum corporate tax rates. Good for the US but is it good for Canada?

Biden Foreshadows What’s to Come in Canada

Is Biden’s Build Back Better plan of higher corporate taxes, Green New Deal along with more regulation coming to Canada?

It’s Time To Challenge All Party Leaders

When it comes to economic and financial policy, our leaders get a free ride – it’s time that stopped. But I’m probably dreaming.

I Talked to the Auditor General – and You Won’t like What I Heard

The lack of accountability in spending hundreds of billions of our tax dollars has been the principal characteristic for 30 years … and that means the billions wasted is going to continue.