The Political Road Map: Don’t Be Afraid of Raising The Minimum Wage!

I decided to write this post in response to the usual chatter that is generated, whenever the government decides to impose an increase on minimum wage. Usually, you will hear some form of Libertarian or Anarchist arguing that the increase in minimum wage will not only lead to higher prices, but also directly result in ...

The Political Road Map: The Religion of Peace

Yesterday, Upon hearing about the bombing in Manchester, I exhibited the usual response. I had to find out more, what happened exactly, how many people were affected and who is claiming responsibility? When I usually read news articles, I make an effort to view the comments being expressed by both official sources and by those ...

The Political Road Map: Housing Market…Hot, Hot, Hot!

This morning Mayor John Tory was interviewed by CBC regarding the current state of Toronto’s housing market. When asked what he could do as the Mayor in order to assist many Toronto natives, who are facing the reality of leaving the city in order to pursue home ownership, Mayor John Tory’s short answer was that ...

The Political Road Map: Great Canadian Pot

Yesterday, after a much anticipated election promise, Justin Trudeau and his administration officially announced that marijuana will become legal for sale and consumption throughout all of Canada…In July of 2018…. While some may have begun partying and cheering at the announcement, others like myself are still scratching their head a little. Why has it taken ...

The Political Road Map: Nuclear Korea and Donald Trump

To begin, if you know someone who is currently working in South Korea, you may want to prepare their return home or at the very least…ensure they renegotiate any contract they are under for a larger sum. While many South Koreans have become used to the threats posed by the North, the recent military maneuvers ...

The Political Road Map: Adult Assembly Required: Fake News

The term Fake News isn’t real! Surprised? Probably not, as we have been bombarded with the term Fake News as an action verb since the election of Donald Trump, in an effort to label news stories that are created in an effort to mislead. The term has garnered so much traction in both regular and ...

The Political Road Map: The Middle Class Illusion

Are you middle class? Do you know where the middle class falls within society? Is it someone who earns up to $120,000 or someone averaging around $50,000 annually?  Surprisingly, many people do not really know, they believe they fall within the middle class, when in reality they may either be on the fringe of the ...