I recently finished reading The Morning After, by Chantel Herbert. The book offers a rather insightful concept of reviewing the 1995 referendum, a night that I barely recall. I was 9 years old in 1995, and what I recall of that October night was having some club meeting in the evening and then returning home … Continue reading Book Review: The Morning After
As events in the Ukraine continue to unfold and the prospect of Russian invasion appears real (or has already occurred) the reality is that the map of Europe could change dramatically appears real. Whether Russia absorbs parts of the Ukraine along with the Crimea or if an independent puppet state emerges, remains to be seen … Continue reading 2014: The Year of Redrawing Maps???
Having finished Meredith Whitney's Fate of States: The New Geography of American Prosperity (which I reviewed in a previous post) it got me to thinking about whether her analysis applies to Canada. The crux of Whitney's argument is that due to the irresponsible spending of the various states and communities during the housing boom, these jurisdictions now … Continue reading Fate of Provinces: A Cursory Application of Whitney’s Work