Tag Archive | bail out

Feds Herding in PEI Livestock Loans

by John Kennedy Why can’t government ever realize that you need to let the market determine whether or not businesses can survive? Some industries in particular regions cannot survive, so there is no reason to try and prop them up and delay the inevitable with subsidies or loans. Take the PEI livestock farms as the […]

Where is my pension bailout?

by Charles Cirtwill Monday June 1, 2009 – front page article in the Globe – “Canada’s growing pension puzzle” Salient points: –        roughly five million Canadians, one-third of the workforce, are not saving enough to care for themselves in old age. –        three-quarters of Canadians in the private sector have no pension plan at all […]