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Vouching: Wishy-washiness at its best

Thanks to the Government of Canada for trying to take the wishy-washiness out of our election system with the Fair Elections Act.  You can’t get more wishy-washy than the practice of vouching:  people without ID can vote if a family … Continue reading

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Do We Round Up, Round Down or Pretend the Penny Still Has Lots of Life In It?

Now that the Canadian penny is (supposedly) gone, there needs to be  a definitive rule on the rounding off of cash purchases. The “guidelines” brought out by the Royal Canadian Mint are another example of a half-baked government plan.  (Remember Canada’s … Continue reading

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