Tag Archives: Globe and Mail

Of dollars and sense

Brace yourself for boredom.  Here comes the most petrifying post ever inflicted on the blogosphere.  I want to talk about economic and financial literacy. As a society, we don’t have a common language for money.  Our financial industry and schools of economics have become towers of babble [sic].  On a personal level, most people are…
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TIFF’s Field of Dreams: They Built It, But Will They Come?

It appears that the executives at TIFF are surprised by how hard it is to make the TIFF Bell Lightbox a financial success. In fact, Piers Handling confesses to naively believing in the “Field of Dreams” premise (build it and they will come). Comments on the Globe article are unsparingly direct. Taken altogether, they represent my…
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My Dog’s Unrestrained Bladder: Not The Only Bad News

My 12-year-old dog has a less reliable bladder than when he was younger, so I thought I might put some newspaper down for him while I’m at work during the day. So, I bought a hard copy of the Saturday Globe and Mail, which I would normally read online or scan over coffee at Dark Horse.…
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