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Oct. 23, 2020

MILLENIALS AND DEMOCRACY (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE STUDY) Young people are less satisfied with democracy and more disillusioned than at any other time in the past century, especially in Europe, North America, Africa and Australia.… Read More

Oct. 16, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE…WE STILL HAVE MUCH TO LEARN Martin Gagnon, Co-CEO National Bank Financial recorded an interview with Dr. Karl Weiss, Microbiologist and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at Montreal Jewish General Hospital discussing his… Read More

Oct. 9, 2020

CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT DATA (Unemployment rate 9% vs 10.2% in August) Canada added 378,000 jobs in September (vs expected 150,000), bringing employment to within 720,000 of the pre-COVID level.  334,000 full time Work from home… Read More

Oct. 2, 2020

COVID-19’s IMPACT ON CHILDREN – SAVE THE CHILDREN REPORT More than 80% of children felt they were learning little or nothing at all. 37% of children said they had no one to help them… Read More

Sep. 25, 2020

COVID-19 VACCINES ….WHERE ARE WE NOW? Edmonton company, Graphene Leaders Canada is starting a trial on a COVID-19 saliva test with the Edmonton International Airport that produces results in seconds. If successful, it could… Read More

Sep. 18, 2020

COVID-19 VACCINES ….WHERE ARE WE NOW? Vaccine leaders are making their trial plans public to increase transparency and generate trust: Moderna: will take a preliminary look at the efficacy results after 53 participants have… Read More

Sep. 11, 2020

6 MONTHS AGO COVID-19 WAS DECLARED A GLOBAL PANDEMIC…WHERE ARE WE NOW? March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic. 28,449,884 cases as of September 11th 915,535 deaths (led… Read More

Sep. 4, 2020

CANADIAN AUGUST EMPLOYMENT Canada 246,000 jobs in August vs 240,000 expected. Canadian employment is now within 1.1 million of pre-COVID February level Full time jobs were up 206,000 Women added 150,000 new jobs; men… Read More

Aug. 28, 2020

ALBERTA FISCAL UPDATE – AUGUST 2020 Budget deficit forecast at $24.7 billion vs $7.3 billion in February. 70% of the deficit is due to a weaker revenue picture, revenue is down 23% vs February.… Read More

Aug. 21, 2020

IMPACT OF A BIDEN VICTORY – ANGELO KATSORAS, GEOPOLITICAL ANALYST, NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL If the Democrats win the Presidency and the Senate they would be able to pass legislation more quickly. For example: taxation,… Read More