Tuesday, December 15, 2009

This and That

This and That
Alberta Puts Billions Into The Coffers Of Canada's Oilsands Bashers - Follow the money. It's the oldest rule in journalism.It usually explains the virtuous rhetoric that sometimes emanates from the mouths of politicians and lobbyists. You dress up crass self-interest in the garb of some lofty cause, and bingo! You've got a nice shiny message to sell.READ MORE HERE.

It's Simple Economies: Alberta Finance Minister Iris Evans - The province spent more than it made. That was the simple message delivered by Alberta Finance and Enterprise Minister Iris Evans during the Wetaskiwin & District Chamber of Commerce's Nov. 30 luncheon. She pointed out that Alberta is not in as bad of shape compared to other provinces.

"They have to borrow money to keep Ontario afloat. One hundred and eighty-four million worth of debt – that is what Ontario has got," said Evans. GRAB THIS ARTICLE.

Canada's Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.5 per cent As Economy Gains 79,000 Jobs in November
OTTAWA — Canada's economy swelled by 79,000 jobs last month, much better than many economists had expected, as the number of people with full-time and part-time jobs increased in November while the number of self-employed fell. FOLLOW THIS STORY.

Top 5 Tips To Improve Your Concentration - When TV newscaster Diane Sawyer was asked the secret to her success, she said, "I think the one lesson I've learned is there is no substitute for paying attention. "Are you thinking, "I agree, but HOW do we improve our ability to focus and maintain attention -- no matter what?"

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