Monthly Archives: February 2015

WILLY’S TAXES

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANTS DIARY I was in the coffeeshop a few weeks ago when city taxes was in the news, and I heard a loud debate at the next table, between a town guy and a Barclay guy.  Town … Continue reading

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MEDICARE

THE CONTRARIAN   This was first written about 10 years ago, as part of a presentation to our then MP Roger Valley.  I suggested that as in everything government touches, bureaucracy has made our medical system unaffordable and it needs … Continue reading

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MEGATRENDS

THE CONTRARIAN   A few years ago somebody wrote a whole book about what he called ‘trends’, he said things carry on in directions or fads or styles to the point of ridiculous, then the trend explodes, everybody forgets about … Continue reading

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WINTER TIRES

THE CONTRARIAN I think it is great that CKDR does stuff like their recent poll on winter tires, but I do have to weigh in with a Contrarian View on the subject.  I was pleased to note that the majority … Continue reading

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