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Gordon Cawsey
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Les raisons pourquoi un anglophone va voter pour le PQ
J'habite à Québec pour une bonne boute, mais j'ai jamais essayer d'écrire en français...donc svp excusez me plusieurs fautes pendant que j'explique les raisons pourquoi un "tête carré"  va voter pour les pésquistes. La première chose à confronter c'est la q...

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True freedom fighters welcome dissent - Be at peace Pete Seeger
The United States, in fact the entire world lost a great man when Pete Seeger died on January 27th of this year.  I was away and missed the news, only learning of the folk music legend's passing yesterday.  For some reason I've been on something of a Pete S...

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Does tolerating intolerance make one tolerant? Québec's secular charter
Québec's secular or 'values' charter is quite the paradox.  Those who are opposed to it accuse proponents of being xenophobic and intolerant.  Supporters of the charter consider detractors to be supporters of intolerance.  So who are the intolerant ones, th...

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Why invest in the stock market?
After the dot bomb blow out of the early 2000s many people swore off ever investing in stocks.  And despite history showing that the capital markets represent the best way to maximize returns over the long haul, its hard to blame them. In many cases people ...

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2014 The year of spending, saving or paying down debt?
Polling indicates that the number one issue for Canadians is paying down debt, ( STORY HERE ).  While it was the choice of only 16% of respondents, if you add in the next top selections:  building savings, managing day to day spending, getting current bills...

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The difference between TFSAs and RRSPs
I recently gave a quick review of David Chilton's new book, 'The Wealthy Barber Returns'.  My recommendation for people struggling financially was summed up in three simple words, READ THE BOOK. The lack of financial illiteracy in our society is mind blowin...

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All these train derailments making pipelines an easier sell....
Lac Megantic, Alberta, North Dakota, New Brunswick...it seems we can't go a week these days without a train tragedy happening involving rail cars carrying crude oil.   A buddy of mine brought this up, given that I'm admittedly something of a conspiracy buff...

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Struggling financially? Read 'The Wealthy Barber Returns'
I'm 47 years old, and if you're around my age or older you've probably heard of or read David Chilton's book 'The Wealthy Barber'.  I'm certain that Mr. Chilton is at least partly responsible for the boon in mutual fund investing that occurred during the ni...

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Investing in Canada's aging population
I have blogged frequently in the past about Canada's baby boomers, and how they've moved through the economy like a ravenous horde of locusts. Their footprints are everywhere.  Obviously being in front of this demographic group has the potential to be prof...

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Don't sweat it Pope Francis, Jesus pissed off the rich and powerful too...
Pope Francis has recently been harshly criticized for bemoaning the imbalance that exists in our world, an imbalance between the rich and the poor.  Some, like Rush Limbaugh, have accused the Pope of being a Marxist, while demonstrating a total lack of unde...
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