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Nov. 25, 2011

Comments from Premier Alison Redford’s Speech in Toronto “If we truly want Canada to be a global energy leader, technology champion, and environmental citizen, we have to reduce our market dependence on the US”.… Read More

Nov. 18, 2011

Global Banking Bank of America CEO, Brian Moynihan, said they have 42 million retail customers, many do not contribute or overcome their costs to serve, and have rebelled at fee increases. Hence they are… Read More

Nov. 10, 2011

We pause tomorrow to honour all those who have fought for our country. Europe Lucas Papdemos, an economist who was formerly European Central Bank Vice-Chair and formerly at the Boston Federal Reserve, has been… Read More

Nov. 4, 2011

Royal Canadian Mint Exchange Traded Receipts (ETR’s) (Canadian Gold Reserves Program) This is the first time that investors will have the opportunity to hold physical gold from the Royal Canadian Mint, providing a direct… Read More

Oct. 28, 2011

Europe 70 EU Banks need to raise $147 billion of capital by June 2012. Plan must be in place by December 25, 2011. Banks will not be able to pay bonuses or issue dividends… Read More

Oct. 21, 2011

Water’s Pricing Power in the US Due to aging infrastructure, Chicago water bills are expected to double and Cleveland is expecting an 80% increase over the next 4 years. In the last decade Portland’s… Read More

Oct. 14, 2011

Awakening of a Giant? – Stefane Marion, National Bank Financial China currently has more than $3 trillion in foreign reserves. If they are serious about letting their currency float in the next 5 years,… Read More

Oct. 7, 2011

Oil from Canadian Oil Sands is ‘dirtier’ than Conventional Oil – Guardian News and Media Limited Europe has all but banned oil from the oil sands and has cast doubt on the importation of… Read More


National Bank Financial Chief Economist, Stefane Marion Stefane Marion was in Alberta this week. The following are the highlights of his speech. If you would like a copy of the full speech, please email… Read More


Europe Finance chiefs from the G20 pledged a “strong and co-ordinated international response” to the challenges facing the global economy. European Central Bank could cut rates at their next meeting on October 6th. EU… Read More