Your children will pay the price for the Trudeau government budget

Borrowing money to fund today’s entitlement programs just kicks the can of repayment down the line

Your children will pay the price for the Trudeau government budgetHALIFAX, N.S. April 6, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Canada’s national debt today is $619-billion. That means each one of us owes $17,100 to Ottawa’s creditors. This amount is in addition to provincial government debt, municipal debt, and in the case of many people, substantial private debt. Over the next four years, the Canadian government is…

Ontario budget doesn’t help Generation Squeeze enough

The gap between spending on seniors and younger Ontarians is still too large

Ontario budget doesn’t help Generation Squeeze enough//  Generation Squeeze  Generation Squeeze [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/ontario-budget-doesnt-help-generation-squeeze-enough/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/generation-squeeze/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Generation Squeeze[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/eye-on-ontario/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Ontario[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] VANCOUVER, B.C. Feb. 28, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Ontario's new budget reflects a government trying to solve big problems facing younger…

B.C. drunk on high housing prices

Budget downplays massive unaffordability problem for Gens X, Y and their children

B.C. drunk on high housing prices//  housing [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/b-c-drunk-on-high-housing-prices/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/housing-bc/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]B.C. housing[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/generation-squeeze/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Generation Squeeze[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] VANCOUVER, B.C. Feb. 17, 2016/ Troy Media/ - B.C. Premier Christy Clark criticized Alberta last week for failing to diversify its economy or manage its books,…

NB budget fails to recognize young people being left behind

Premier postpones making decisions affecting seniors while cutting $7 million from post-secondary budget

NB budget fails to recognize young people being left behind//  young people  young people [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/nb-budget-fails-to-recognize-young-people-being-left-behind/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on young people in New Brunswick and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/generation-squeeze/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Generation Squeeze[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] VANCOUVER, B.C. Feb. 4, 2016/ Troy Media/ — At 33, New Brunswick's Brian Gallant is Canada’s youngest premier. But despite his…

Canada’s affordable housing crisis about to get worse

The affordable housing crisis is an obvious symptom of a deep-seated disease in modern capitalism

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Next generation ready to assume not-for-profit leadership

Many old NGOs are failing to recruit the next generation for two basic reasons

Next generation ready to assume not-for-profit leadershipDownload this column on the not-for-profit sector Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER, B.C. Dec. 7, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It literally had to happen. The rejuvenation of Canada’s not-for-profit boards is underway. As Boomers enter their mid-60s, and retirements begin to move them out of the nation’s offices, factories and small businesses, so do…

Another entrenched establishment about to bite the dust

We are on the verge of a new world economic order

Another entrenched establishment about to bite the dustDownload this column on the death of the establishment Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, Alta. Dec. 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Every century has its own violent passions and historical blueprint, and the next will be upon us soon. The 17th century was a struggle for religious freedom, the 18th brought us the Enlightenment and political revolution,…

Is a better deal for Generation Squeeze possible under Trudeau?

As a member of Generation Squeeze, Justin Trudeau represents a new generation of Canadian leaders

Is a better deal for Generation Squeeze possible under Trudeau?Download this column on Justin Trudeau for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER, BC Oct 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Aged 43 and father of young children, Prime Minister-designated Justin Trudeau represents a new generation of Canadian leaders: he is a member of Generation Squeeze. Canadians in our 20s, 30s,…

Government shouldn’t pit seniors against Generation Squeeze

The federal government spends nearly $21,000 annually per retiree compared to $4,350 per person under age 45

Government shouldn’t pit seniors against Generation SqueezeDownload this column on Generation Squeeze for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use TORONTO OUT VANCOUVER, BC Oct 9, 2015/ Troy Media - Over the last 10 years, the Conservative federal government has invested more in the oldest third of the Canadian population while cutting their taxes. Even my 71-year-old mother…

How the parties propose to help young Canadians save for retirement

By focusing only on adapting CPP and QPP policy, we risk tightening the squeeze being felt by young Canadians

How the parties propose to help young Canadians save for retirementDownload this column challenges facing young Canadians for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER, BC Oct 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ - With Statistics Canada showing that a smaller proportion of seniors currently fall below low-income cut-offs than any other age group, the concern is that younger Canadians may not be…