PEI Premier Ghiz let $500 million in development money slip away with no industrial development
Premier Ghiz of PEI worried about EI changes that affect 78% of Islanders (Photo CBC News)
Did Premier Ghiz see the shifting sands of Canada coming to hit him with the triple threat of reduction in Employment Insurance benefits, Federal transfer payments and massive layoffs of public servants?
If he had, perhaps some of the $500 million PNP money would have been spent on industrial development and not buying luxury homes and cars, propping up bankrupt businesses and essentially squandered on anything that had a pulse with a partisan connection. Continue reading →
As news organizations pore through the 2,200 pages of documents released by Anton Valukas, the examiner in charge of sifting through the most expensive bankruptcy in history, new details have surfaced about possible criminal actions by Lehman executives. Continue reading →
“Oh, yeah, I did the online dating thing,” Julie said, laughing. “I did Nerve, I did Match. On Nerve there was this one guy who, when I asked him what he did for a living, said he ‘used to be in a band.’ I was like, ‘that is not an occupation.’”
“Julie continued, “It is soul crushing; there’s no question about it. But life, as I say in the high school chapter, is all about the sense of humor you have while it’s happening to you.”
“That sums up most of Julie’s book, a memoir divided into five chronological parts. Her sense of humor never fades during sometimes painful dates with crib-ster musician dads, old flames from the Internet, and fat perverts. This is due, of course, to the fact that she is a funny lady herself. If you’ve never seen her comedy, go to her blog (julieklausner.com) and watch “Cat News.” You’ll get the idea. Naturally, some of her book involves dating in what has always been considered a “boy’s club.” Continue reading →