27
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Blogs, Canada, Commentary, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, Covid19, covid19 closures, covid19 lockdown, Economy, Pandemic, Pandemic Impact, Roy Green, Small Businesses, struggling businesses

Roy Green: COVID-19 exacting excruciating pain on small business owners and workers – National

I will not soon forget the on-air call from the 73-year-old Calgary garage owner.  We were speaking with small business operators nationally about survival amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — the survival of their now-under-threat, often multi-decade enterprises. We’re all familiar with the cliché “living the dream.” Now, while…
23
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: CHML, Commentary, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, COVID-19 Pandemic, Donald Trump, Face Masks, Scott Thompson, United States

Scott Thompson: Will U.S. voters forgive Donald Trump’s flip-flops on pandemic, mask use? – Hamilton

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing the biggest test of his popularity to date. After calling COVID-19 a hoax and denouncing mask use since the beginning of the pandemic, Trump — months later — has finally admitted the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak and is now endorsing wearing a mask.…
13
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Bill Morneau, Canadian Politics, Commentary, Justin Trudeau, trudeau we charity, We Chairty, WE charity, WE Charity Morneau, WE Charity Scandal, we charity trudeau

Bill Kelly: WE fiasco didn’t have to happen this way – Hamilton

With the past couple of ethics violations by the Liberal government, there were at least some attempts, as tenuous as they were, to explain away what the government had done. But with the latest fiasco involving WE Charity, the question we keep coming back to is, how could they have…