Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:29 am
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:42 am
jamesdeluxe wrote:Le Massif, Quebec dropped a bomb last month by announcing that the many infrastructure upgrades over recent years haven't resulted in enough revenues to get them out of the red. They're thus closing the Maillard Express lift on the skier's right (which served the mountain's steeper terrain) and all but basic services (bathrooms, ticket booth, first aid) at the base lodge for the entire season, and no snowmaking on the upper Charlevoix trail.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:10 am
Admin wrote:so you turn to your quasi-socialist government to fund it
Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:17 am
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:39 pm
Admin wrote:and you don't really have the money, so you turn to your quasi-socialist government to fund it...who in their right mind could've seen this coming?
Admin wrote:That said, Quebec has long had one of the most underproductive economies in our part of the world.
Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:37 pm
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:49 pm
Tony Crocker wrote:There are some individual Canadian sources showing GDP per capita in the $51,000 range. However there is little doubt that Quebec is one of the poorer provinces.
Tony Crocker wrote:I was also under the impression that Quebec is subsidized by the Canadian federal government to tamp down the secessionist movement.
Tony Crocker wrote:All this proves is that quasi-socialist governments in Canada can make the same kind of dumb investments that developers in the US at places like Tamarack can.
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:57 pm
Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:42 pm
Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:53 pm
Patrick wrote:How much "public" money is a so call right-wing state was given to the Phoenix Coyotes?
Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:51 pm
Tony Crocker wrote:Patrick wrote:How much "public" money is a so call right-wing state was given to the Phoenix Coyotes?
Just curious, did Winnipeg have to build a new arena to get the NHL back? In the US it seems that usually the middle size markets are the ones that do this to lure a team or keep it from leaving.
Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:05 pm
longshanks wrote:A bit rich coming from the home of Polygamy, Child Brides, and magic underwear... just sayin'
Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:13 pm
Admin wrote:Painting with a rather broad brush, aren't we? However, don't let the facts get in the way
Admin wrote:None of which, of course, has anything even remotely to do with the fact that Quebec operates a quasi-socialist government.
Admin wrote:And speaking of which, any American who advocates a Canadian-style healthcare system should spend some time in a Quebec hospital. (...)I've been assured by some other Canadians that there's a dramatic difference in quality from province to province and they claim that Quebec has the worst of it, but as you said I'm "just sayin'."
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:26 pm