Petro-currency has been the main method of world trade for the last 40 years, but will it continue to be?
Growing up, Daniel Der watched as his family’s buffet restaurant business branched out from just a few eateries in Saskatoon to a franchise of food court outlets with over 125 locations across North America. Now, after finishing a management degree from the Edwards School of Business in 2010, he’s running his own location — and
About an hour out of Reykjavik, a person can stand between two continents. The place is called Þingvellir. Icelanders proudly tell visitors it was the site of the world’s first Parliament, established more than one thousand years ago. True to that parliamentary tradition, Iceland has been deliberating about possible solutions for its economic crisis for a
In the wake of reports about Saskatchewan’s recent economic and population growth, a University of Saskatchewan professor cautions that the numbers are not as impressive as they may seem. In an Oct. 25 op-ed published in the StarPhoenix, Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison claimed that “the prosperity and strong economic growth Saskatoon is now experiencing are here
Welcome to the circus boys and girls! The tent is downtown and the main attractions are your neighbours and friends. The banner they operate under is the Occupy movement and right now we’re being taken for a ride, so lean back and eat some popcorn — this is going to be fun.
Funding for a program implemented to draw international PhD students to Ontario would be cut under a Progressive Conservative Ontario government, according to party leader Tim Hudak, who recently announced that the money designated for international student scholarships would be diverted to middle-class Ontario families.
Only time will tell if recent elections in the UK, the US, and Canada, together with next year's presidential election in France, signal a retreat from the growth of the welfare state or just a temporary respite.