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Commentary

Our thoughts and opinions on a variety of topics affecting your business.

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Thu 29th Mar 2012

2012 Federal Budget Report

Matt Morrison
Overall Theme and Pre-Budget Expectations If one were to summarize the theme of yesterday’s pre-budget expectations in two words, they would be: Smaller Government.  It was expected that due to a lessening deficit, their majority status, and the fact that the next election is four years (More)
Wed 28th Mar 2012

2012 Ontario Budget Review

Matt Morrison
Overall Theme and Pre-Budget Expectations If one were to summarize the theme of yesterday’s pre-budget expectations in a word, it would be: Austerity.  In these turbulent economic times, the public appetite for deficit reduction and fiscal stability in Ontario has perhaps never been (More)
Mon 6th Feb 2012

A Case For Grassroots Engagement

Matt Morrison
A Case For Grassroots Engagement
Whether to improve upon their election results, to combat voter apathy and cynicism, or simply strengthen party membership, various political parties across Canada have been advocating the need for fresh and more broadly appealing policy ideas.  Within most parties, the process of policy and (More)
Tue 8th Nov 2011

Three Moods, Three Legislatures

Matt Morrison
Three Moods, Three Legislatures
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Dalton McGuinty, and Mayor Rob Ford.  As the dust settles on the latest provincial election, the three levels of government affecting citizens of the GTA are presenting drastically differing legislative landscapes in terms of mood, stability, and (More)
Mon 10th Oct 2011

2011 Ontario Election Commentary

Matt Morrison
2011 Ontario Election Commentary
The results of the October 6th provincial election in Ontario will have an immediate impact on the future of the province.  With a record low voter turnout of 48% (provincial average), Ontarians re-elected the Liberal party to a strong minority government, and Dalton McGuinty, to a rare third (More)
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