From a song and an album title to a trip he won’t soon forget. Tim Baker finds himself in a world of Seeds.
The Huffington Post published an interesting feature on its site this morning which compares the buying power of $350,000 in the real estate markets across Canada. “What we found was a nearly six-fold difference in real estate prices, per square foot, among Canada’s urban markets. Put another way: For the same money, you can buy nearly six times as much real estate in St. John’s or Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, than you can in Vancouver.” Skim through the slideshow to see how much disparity there is… is that your house for sale in St. John’s? Source: The Huffington Post
Less than two years after being appointed to the upper chamber by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Senator Vim Kochhar retired Wednesday having reached his 75th birthday and delivered a sharp assessment of the Conservatives’ plan for Senate reform. The Huffington Post caught up with Kochhar and he didn’t hold back with his comments. Among them: “I personally would like the age (limit) to be scrapped, I think it is discriminatory.” “If you are not in a good health, you should not stay there, but if you are in a good health and you can contribute, I think you should have more opportunity to contribute.” “I think when you go to all elected senators, it may be perceived to be more fair but (it is) not necessarily better for the second sober thought.” “I don’t think they would run for an election but they are top of their field and are…
“…the Liberals’ history in the province is an advantage. Even with similar shares of the vote, the Liberals are likely to win more seats and thus form the official opposition. But with a good campaign, Michael could easily repeat the federal NDP’s exploit and sit on the opposite side of the aisle from Kathy Dunderdale, the PC leader who is likely to be handed a majority government of her own.” Read the full article by clicking the link below. Source: The Huffington Post