Who are your retirement funds sleeping with?

How about  some  Ipp's, P3's, Macquarie and Goldman Sachs? From a friend: ... http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/macquarie-team-eyes-edf-power-network-reuters_molt-64104190fb3f.html?x=0  Macquarie team eyes EDF power network On 14:43 GMT, Sunday 10 January 2010 LONDON (Reuters) - Australian investment bank Macquarie has teamed up with the Canadian Pension Plan and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to bid for an electricity network in Britain, … Continue reading Who are your retirement funds sleeping with?

Tercon Contractors Ltd vs. British Columbia ( Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

If it can be said there is any good that has come from the infamous and inexhaustible BC Rail debacle, it would be that it opened my eyes to much of what goes on with the tendering process within many ministries of the B.C. government. In particular, tendering irregularities, for lack of a better word. … Continue reading Tercon Contractors Ltd vs. British Columbia ( Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

Is this really about protecting the homeless – or protecting the Olympic image ?

 In a move that Coast Mountain and Translink will surely claim as altruistic, Transit police have been given the authority to identify,and move homeless people to shelters during extreme weather. They will even call in a shuttle bus and driver to transport them to the closest shelter. Now, that doesn't seem all that bad, does it? However, … Continue reading Is this really about protecting the homeless – or protecting the Olympic image ?