Posts with the Tag 'banks'

American Prescription an Overdose in Canada

Jan 24, 2009 04:30 AM David Olive Toronto Star Business Columnist As with all fads, we should be wary of the deficit chic that has turned the heads of even the most resolute deficit hawks. It will prompt the federal finance minister, Jim Flaherty, in his “stimulus” budget Tuesday to put Canada on the road […]

The Bureaucrats vs. Bankers’ Tag Team Match

Just like on the good old WWE grunt ’n groan Battles Royale of good vs. evil on TV Wrestling, we’ve got a knock down drag out tussle over our Canadian banks’ lending practices, at this time of financial stress and market illiquidity. It seems that the Canadian banks are not following the government’s script of […]