All posts tagged “canada

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Amazon orange

This week (Thursday) was the deadline to submit proposals for Amazon HQ2. About 100 cities across North America are thought to have a bid in.  New York lit up every single landmark in the city with “Amazon orange” in an “embarrassing attempt” to try and win this… Read More

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Canada’s 1%

The Globe and Mail recently published an article about Canada’s highest paid workers. It uses census data spanning 2005 to 2015. There’s a feature that allows you to enter your before tax income, your location, and your gender to see how you compare to “the 1… Read More

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Is Trump good for Canada?

Richard Florida and Joshua Gans just published an article in Politico called: Trump Is Making Canada Great Again. The overarching argument is that as the US closes its borders, Canada benefits. The best and brightest from around the world are coming here. This fall, international… Read More

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Supply, not foreigners

The chief economist at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Bob Dugan, recently published a piece in Macleans called: why the foreign buyers tax isn’t making Vancouver more affordable. Here’s an excerpt: One year after the implementation of the foreign buyers tax, monthly sales to… Read More