Monthly Archives: February 2013

when does a tax increase bite?

Municipalities around the area are now setting their tax rates for next year and none of them are considering a zero increase. Where are all the tax-fighters if a two per cent increase is now the norm? All the zealots…

No Siesta in Mexico

It’s been a rollercoaster of a winter for us here in snowy Cobourg, never knowing whether to brace for sun and spring-like conditions or look for the snow shovel again. But while we’re bravely carrying on about our business, the…

The Focus Group

For the last year or so I’ve been participating in online surveys for a well known polling firm. From the beginning I was hooked, eager to provide my opinion on products, services, and all things political whenever asked.