Modern democracies may be ungovernable

Change is upon us, driven by the electorate’s unhappiness with traditional government economic solutions

Modern democracies may be ungovernableEDMONTON, Alta. March 28, 2016/Troy Media/ - Nobody said governing was easy, but lately, governing a democracy has become virtually impossible. In particular, in our divided societies, it seems producing a sensible budget is a thing of the past. The divide in sensibilities is no more apparent than in Canada. A decade of austere Stephen…

The Notley government’s moment of truth

Rather than playing it safe, bold economic initiatives are needed to save Alberta and its government

The Notley government’s moment of truthEDMONTON, Alta./Troy Media/ - The gods of fortune have not been kind to Alberta’s new NDP government. Bold steps are needed before it’s too late. The provincial economy is sinking deeper into recession, the budget is drowning in red ink and the oil industry – far from leading an innovative revival – is laying off…

Trump dares to speak the truth about once forbidden subjects

And one of those forbidden subjects is the betrayal of working Americans by decades of so-called free trade

Trump dares to speak the truth about once forbidden subjects//  trump [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/trump-speaks-truth-forbidden-subjects/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/donald-trump/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Donald Trump[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. March 14, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has entered a new and more dangerous stage. On Friday night, fierce clashes broke out between his…

Downton Abbey mirrors upheavals plaguing modern world

Modern society is experiencing a social hurricane driven by forces not dissimilar to those at work in the early 20th century

[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/downton-abbey-mirrors-upheavals-plaguing-modern-world/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on Downton Abbey and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/income-inequality/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]inequality[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. March 7, 2016/ Troy Media/ - How could Downton Abbey be so popular? The season six grand finale, which aired on PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre recently, closed the final chapter of…

Habitat for Humanity’s hope for the future

Habitat for Humanity’s hope for the future//  Habitat for Humanity  Habitat for Humanity [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/habitat-humanitys-hope-future/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. Mar 1, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The room was humming as Alfred Nikolai, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Edmonton, shuttled us around Habitat’s new Prefab shop near St.…

The murky dilemma of our role fighting ISIS

Backing away from Canadian airstrikes is consistent with our national conscience, but huge moral questions remain

The murky dilemma of our role fighting ISIS[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/the-murky-dilemma-of-our-role-fighting-isis/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on ISIS and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/world-terrorism/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]terrorism[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. Feb. 24, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The Trudeau government is following through on its promise to end Canada’s role in airstrikes against the Islamic State. Canada, instead, will increase its support for the allied effort. The…

Trudeau in danger of being another ‘all hat/no cattle’ politician

We need a national economic strategy that details Canada's way forward

Trudeau in danger of being another ‘all hat/no cattle’ politician//  trudeau [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/trudeau-in-danger-of-being-another-all-hatno-cattle-politician/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Justin [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Trudeau[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. Feb. 8, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Alberta last week doing what he does best – rallying support, acknowledging problems and making positive public…

Notley government’s royalty retreat a lost opportunity

The industry wins, and Albertans lose, again

Notley government’s royalty retreat a lost opportunity//  notley government  notley government [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/notley-governments-royalty-retreat-a-lost-opportunity/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/rachel-notley/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]the Notley government[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/albertas-business/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]the Alberta economy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. Feb 1, 2016/ Troy Media/ - One can only imagine the panic in the NDP backrooms…

Canada lacks the vision and leadership needed to overcome its challenges

We need a new National Policy for the 21st century that plots a course to a better society and a more resourceful economy

Canada lacks the vision and leadership needed to overcome its challenges//  canada  canada [popup url="link here" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/category/viewpoint/eye-on-canada/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Canada[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/category/political/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="0"]Politics[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] EDMONTON, Alta. Jan. 24, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The spat between Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre and Alberta Wildrose Leader Brian Jean demonstrates again that Canada’s fragmented political…

Capital market reform key to Alberta diversification efforts

The structure of Alberta's capital markets needs to change so that they can better serve all sectors of the economy

Capital market reform key to Alberta diversification efforts//  capital market alberta  capital market alberta [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/capital-market-reform-key-to-alberta-diversification-efforts/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on capital market reform and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/albertas-business/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]the Alberta economy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Robert McGarvey and Joe Batty Genuine Wealth Institute EDMONTON, Alta. Jan. 21, 2016/ Troy Media/ - There is a…
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