Monthly Archives: January 2015

407 ETR Tolls Revisited

As of February 1st the 407 ETR will again be increasing its rates, they will also be adding two new Regular and Light Zone “Peak Hour” rates so we can all expect our monthly bills to increase. On average Peak … Continue reading

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Are we not reading the same U.S. newspapers?

When our loonie began to tumble, now in free fall, one of the “positives” touted was that this would be good for our travel industry, specifically foreign travellers would now find Canada to be a more “affordable” destination. Not to … Continue reading

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Remember what they told us about a lower loonie?

I enjoy looking back at old news stories to compare predictions with reality. Here are some statements compared to reality. “The lower dollar is good for Canadian manufacturers and exporters,” said Jeff Brownlee, vice president of public affairs for the … Continue reading

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Another fine mess!

On Monday, the price of West Texas Intermediate oil — the US benchmark price — traded below $53.00 a barrel for the first time since May 2009, bringing WTI’s decline to nearly 50% from its June highs. And as the price … Continue reading

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