The Biggest Unapproved Tax Increase in Canadian History?

The pandemic has opened up a pandora’s box of social spending, unlike anything we’ve seen before. In the fiscal year 2020/21, the budget deficit totaled $314.00 billion, up from ‘just’ C$21.77 billion in the previous year. And, with the Liberals poised to win a majority this summer potentially, the future of deficit spending and the […]

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The impact of coronavirus on North American small businesses

A street filled with North American small business (SMEs)

Small businesses across North America continue to take the brunt of Covid-19, despite aggressive actions by the Bank of Canada and U.S. Federal Reserve. In Canada, a survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business found that a third of Canadian small businesses say they cannot survive the economic impact of coronavirus for more than […]

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TSX Venture Implodes – Falls 6% in Two Days

tsx venture and cse crash

The TSX Venture is in free fall as investors move to cash, and the coronavirus spreads. The risk trade is off until a massive new stimulus bill passes or the coronavirus appears to be contained. Even a new stimulus package may not have the desired effect. Not to bet against the Fed or any central […]

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