Smart Links 15 August 2012
Commentary on the loonie and cars, America and immigration reform, leveraging the post-Olympic glow, the case for equities, and a unilingual CEO.
The typical posturing by car companies and unions during negotiations about the terrible impact of the at parity Canadian dollar without reminding readers of the positive impact that a strong currency has in attracting world class labour and best in class technology. Thanks to David of Victoria.
New York Times -- Canadian Dollar’s Strength a Factor in Autoworkers’ Talks
For many in Canada, the rise of the Canadian dollar to parity with its American counterpart is more a source of anxiety than pride.
Michael Bloomberg on immigration reform.
Bloomberg -- Obama, Romney Immigration Silence Hurts Economy
Elections are inevitably about identifying differences between candidates and parties.
Always look on the bright side of life …
Financial Times -- Olympic Britain can avoid a post-games crash
For the past fortnight, Britain has been taking a powerful mind-altering substance called the Olympics.
The case for equities. Thanks to John of Toronto.
Pdf below -- Reports of the Death of Equities Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Quelle horreur the best candidate was chosen!
Globe and Mail -- SNC choice ignites Quebec language debate
The board of Quebec corporate titan SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. interviewed – and passed over – at least two francophone contenders for the company’s top job before deciding to hire American Robert Card as its chief executive officer, The Globe and Mail has learned.
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