Millionaire Mayor uses office

to benefit his local football team rather than the City’s youth as a whole; as exemplified by his cutbacks. When it comes to Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School things are a different story…

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1263583–top-rob-ford-aide-asked-province-to-help-with-2-8m-in-football-field-improvements

 

Parti Quebecois will be taxing the wealthy in Quebec

We know the Harper government already gave Corporation $6 billion in tax cuts financed by the $25 billion deficit by the citizenry. So now the question; in that minority government at the Provincial level of Quebec will they get it passed?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2012/09/25/montreal-pq-flexible-on-tax-hikes.html?cmp=rss

 

Salary Freeze Optics

the Liberals under finance minister Duncan appear to be doing something about the high salaries of provincial CEOs and Upper Management. It may save $12 million in the future; some 200something people given those who are currently in the upper echelons of management are grandfathered and continue to make the dough…

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1259819–dwight-duncan-targets-civil-service-managers-with-pay-freeze-salary-caps-and-bans-bonuses

 

Canadian Banking Industry rakes it in

while nickel, diming and charging fees from customers to have a record quarter in the area of over $9 billion in profits let alone the Big 5 while sitting on piles of cash that could be put to better use…

http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1249021–royal-bank-reports-highest-quarterly-profit-ever-of-2-2-billion