May 21

Through the Roof

On Tuesday the second phase of “Aspen Ridge” McMansions in the distant GTA burb of Vaughan went on sale. People…

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May 20

‘Mom, That’s Not The Point’

 “I looked up ‘conflict of interest’ in the dictionary,” says Joe, “and there was a picture of Bob Rennie.” For those…

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May 19

How to Stay Calm

The doomer media is now full of warnings we’re on the verge of change, for the worse. That’s half right.…

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May 18

The Wall

Three years ago the feds dropped this budget bombshell: The age of eligibility for Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the…

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May 17

Vox Populi

In politics, he’s what you’d call a war horse. A fixture in Canadian public for over four decades, Ralph Goodale…

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May 15

Bottom Feeding

  Rates are at the bottom. The banks know this, and are getting set to profit handsomely. Before you lock in…

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May 14

The Tipping Point

 Why don’t you shot this blog down china-boy? Everybody knows you’re traitor by now. Go away weirdo !!!! Can we all…

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May 13

The Hurt

 Trust me. This will be the last time in a while that I deal with the topic of foreign cash…

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May 12

The Frauds

Scuzzbucketry is apparently universal, at least among realtors. You remember the fake Chinese sisters selling condos in Vancouver a couple of…

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May 11

The Queasy Middle

In case you missed it – what with all the flurry over the invasion of Canada by socialists – we…

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May 10

The Bomb

Jeff’s a doctor who makes a ton of money and is aroused by not paying tax. This is contagious among…

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May 8

Choices

  And this week started so nicely with Sako the hero dog and Mike the hero paramedic. Then we degenerated into…

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May 7

Mad as Hell

  This will be my last blog post that’s the least bit political. For this week. In addition, I will avoid…

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May 6

True Lies

Somewhere, I still have the note. I jotted it down while sitting at the cabinet table in Centre Block. The…

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May 4

Surprise!

  Yikes. The commies haven’t even taken over Alberta yet, and the Cowtown market has gone full throttle reverse. As people…

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May 3

The Lucky Guy

  Stan worked on the line at GM’s Oshawa plant for thirty years. “Last of the breed,” he says. “Man, look…

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May 1

The Honourable FSBO

  Would you buy a used house from a used MP? Tim’s not convinced, but he sure was surprised at what Maurice…

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Apr 30

Reality

And now, a reality check or two. Despite a 20% heave in the price of oil, house sales in Cowtown are…

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Apr 29

Crushed

Dustin’s a doubter. He wrote me yesterday from a prairie somewhere. “I’ve been following you for some time now, along…

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