No alarm bells went off when the government heard the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario was planning to hold a workshop on “white privilege,” Education Minister Liz Sandals said Thursday.
“It’s really up to ETFO to decide what seminars they’re going to do,” she said. “They’re an independent organization and they will have a look at what courses they’re teaching I’m sure.”
Doug Ford is promising to do what his brother Rob Ford could not — slash the municipal land transfer tax if he is elected mayor.
Following a closed door meeting with the Toronto Real Estate Board, Mr. Ford announced his plan to cut the tax by 15%, or $52-million, every year for four years. He said he can offset the revenue lost with savings gleaned by contracting out of garbage east of Yonge Street, and from shared procurement between city agencies so that it has a “net zero” effect on the budget.
Submitted by Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity, I am very disappointed by, but not surprised at, the latest transfer of weath to the bankers from everyone else. The most recent gold bear raid has vastly enriched the bullion bankers, once again, at the expense of everyone trying to protect their wealth from global central bank money printing.
As the nation debated the good and bad of foreign investment from Asian state-owned companies this month, Montreal investment executive Jean-Guy Desjardins was on a plane to Calgary to lock up a major acquisition.
During the trip, the chairman, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Fiera Capital Corp., one of Quebec’s largest investment managers, met with his 20 new staff in Calgary at Canadian Wealth Management Group Inc., the company he purchased from Paris-based Société Générale, to “celebrate the beginning of our marriage.”
It's hard to meet budget targets as promised to the the bureaucrats in Brussels when revenues collapse and the State Spends Twice as Much as Previously Admitted in First Half.
Via Google translate (heavily modified by me) from El Confidencial: