Saw him at the Verdun Auditorium once, was a pretty cool character.
“The federal government is paying a high-powered management consultant firm almost $90,000 a day for advice on how to save money.
Deloitte Inc. was hired on Aug. 15 on a $19.8-million contract to advise the federal cabinet and senior officials on ways to balance the books by 2014.”
Full story at cbc.ca
Most of the people who voted for Harper said they felt he was the best person to take care of the economy.
Seriously, Canadians have not become that dumb, have they?
And what will you say when that firm concludes that Canada does not need libraries?
Vote for Jack Layton and the Canada you love!
Toronto Star columnist Jim Travers died on Thursday but if this was the only column he ever wrote he has served his country well! And keep in mind that this was written in 2009.
An eloquent plea for democracy
“Canada today is not Africa then or now. Our wealth and health, and our communal respect for legal, civil and human rights position this favoured country on a higher plane. Still, 10 years of close observation and some 1,500 Star columns lead to an unsettling conclusion: Africa, despite popular perception, despite the Somalias and Zimbabwes, is moving in one direction, Canada in another. Read the headlines, examine the evidence, plot the trend line dots and find that as Africans — from turnaround Ghana to impoverished Malawi — struggle to strengthen their democracies, Canadians are letting theirs slip.”
Full article here.