August 2011 e-letter

Canada’s building permits were $6.6 billion in June, up 2.1 percent from May, when growth was 20.9 percent. We also added 7,000 jobs in...

July 2011 e-letter

Did you notice at the end of the last e-letter I mentioned free beer? Canada is known world-wide for its beer. The Germans, of course,...

EDITORIAL JUNE 9TH, 2011

My landlord in the university years was a physics professor. He seemed to like me; I rented a house, but most of his tenants...

May 2011 e-letter

Ruth Ellen Brosseau said her victory in the southern Quebec riding of Berthier-Maskinongé came as a "shock" because she "wasn't really expecting to win."...

Wood Industry attacked

As most of you are aware, last year a small group of suppliers to the industry succeeded in killing Canada’s wood-industry trade show in...