Tax Season Ahead

Well I'm sure everyone is thrilled to be reminded that tax season is ahead, and a flurry of T3s, T4s ...
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Driverless Car Revolution

Driverless Car Revolution

When sitting with clients to discuss investment ideas, I try to zero in on long term disruptive technologies. Not fads, ...
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Market Turbulence

In case you blinked, global stock markets swooned badly this week, taking us back to levels last seen two years ...
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Who said what?

There is an old story about the physicist Niels Bohr. Noticing a horseshoe hanging over a door at his home, ...
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Green bonds to finance new North Vancouver Island hospitals

I was interviewed by Bloomberg News  and The Comox Valley Record on the subject. Click on the links for more ...
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The changing face of capitalism 1

This article might surprise some in the 'all-corporations-are-evil' camp. http://www.fastcompany.com/3031509/the-future-of-work/5-myths-about-the-freshest-iteration-of-capitalism ...
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Ex-Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney blasts “radical”, “fundamentalist” capitalism

The former Bank of Canada Governor (now Governor of the Bank of England) has come forward to condemn what he calls ...
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Barrick Gold named in $6 billion class action suit

Barrick Gold named in $6 billion class action suit

I wrote about the problems Barrick could face with their massive Pascua Lama project 8 years ago. The project would ...
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Buying a home as an investment?

Yale economist Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize last year, and in this interview he shares his views on whether ...
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Two great events in Courtenay on Thursday April 23rd!

This coming Thursday April 23rd is an opportunity for Comox Valley citizens to learn about a couple of critical issues surrounding ...
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Running of the Bears

In the famous annual festival called the Running of the Bulls, participants run like hell to avoid being gored and ...
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Wet Hoop Dreams

I had a dream and it was a doozy. George Bush and Barack Obama were picking teams for a game ...
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