Category Archives: Business Behaviour

Supply management: better food quality?

We’re told that supply management is suppose to improve the quality of dairy, chicken and turkey products, table eggs, and broiler hatching eggs.  Why then do Canadians still find blood spotted eggs and bloody, antibiotics-laced poultry on their plates?   We … Continue reading

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Has Google asked your permission?

Have you noticed that your uploaded photographs often show up on search engines, such as Google? Has a search engine ever cleared the appearance of your photo(s) on their site with you?   We appreciate your comments. Click here. Trumping … Continue reading

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Amazon, Facebook, Google: too big?

On May 15, 1911, the US Supreme Court ruled that Standard Oil was an “unreasonable” monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act.  It ordered Standard to break up into 34 independent companies. Mr. Dave Hodges and Dr. Michael Savage muse that … Continue reading

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“Beware the ‘tion-factor'”

The writer in the link below compels us to be wary of the “tion-factor”:  amalgamation, deinstitutionalization, privatization, globalization, suburbanization and intensification. Government and business love such words because when John and Jane Q. Citizen hear or read them they think:  … Continue reading

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Politician-purchasers, media-purchasers

Mr. Trump is a thorn in the side of the political and media circles who have been bought and paid for. Who are the politician-purchasers and media-purchasers in your locality? P.S.  The sky has still not fallen in the UK.  … Continue reading

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A Bloody Mary with bloody chicken wings

It’s estimated that 1.25 billion (no, we’re not talking about gas plant cancellations) chicken wings will be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday in the United States.  Is Canada good for, say, a quarter of a billion? Some or all of … Continue reading

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Donation, or better business

Before your business makes a donation based on altruism, attention, a tax benefit (or a combination thereof) ask yourself these questions: Do we produce a product with safe ingredients and safe byproducts? Is our manufacturing process and business culture safe … Continue reading

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“It’s the pollution, stupid”

It’s not about human-made climate change.  (Robert and Leo, you can go back to acting now.) It’s about human-made pollution. It’s about waste in our air. It’s about sulfur oxides in our air. It’s about nitrogen oxides in our air. … Continue reading

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Cap-and-trade: smoke-and-mirrors

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris begins next week.  To prime yourself for this shindig, read here how Mr. Mark Steyn, author of A Disgrace to the Profession, challenges the science behind the “hockey stick” graph.  It … Continue reading

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Brantford-Brant boundary babble, part 3

Brant candidates in the recent federal election were asked by The Expositor how their party, if elected, would grow the local economy.  In the preamble, representatives from the Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant provided some background statements which inspired us to … Continue reading

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