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In Memoriam – Robert Zurrer

Hard to believe it has been an entire year since we lost our good friend and colleague Robbie Zurrer. We miss you buddy.

Please enjoy this wonderful Lives Lived story that was published in the Globe & Mail last year:

Rob was fearless, always willing to try anything reckless repeatedly. He indulged in high-risk passions such as car racing, hang gliding, bull riding and motorcycling, along with the more conventional risky sports of downhill and water skiing. His daredevil nature formed the background of his ability and chutzpah to identify opportunities for businesses and, years later, gave him the confidence to have his malfunctioning kidney replaced in Pakistan. CLICK for the complete article

Another Massively Important Financial Story That’s Being Overlooked

I think most understand that record low interest rates are welcomed by borrowers but what about the devastating impact of negative interest rates on pension funds’ ability to pay benefits to retirees.

SNC Lavalin Scandal Tells Us a Lot About Ourselves

Some people will care about the Ethics Commissioners report regarding the made in Liberal land SNC Lavalin scandal – some won’t and no Facebook post or tweet is going to change that.

Complete Show – August 17th

We can stop the vitriolic back and forth – you either care about the Ethics Commissioner report or you don’t. Meanwhile James Thorne talk about what you should do in a world with Hong Kong on the brink and de-globalization taking centre stage. Plus a truly shocking stat on corruption in Quebec and SNC Lavalin.

 

Elitism: Political Insiders Edition

Don’t we all wish we could be like SNC Lavalin or Bombardier or the big auto companies and the solutions to all our problems are just a phone call to the Prime Minister away?

What Does Taking Full Responsibility Mean When There are No Consequences

Add the Ethics Commissioners name to the list of people along with former cabinet ministers Jody Wilson Reybould and Jane Philpott who obviously don’t understand old school politics.