Flattening the Curve vs Flat-lining the Economy

Shutdown of the Canadian economy under the Carona virus has come fast and hard. Restaurants shut down, Hotels as 5% occupancy, airlines laying off employees by the 1,000s. March Employment Insurance applications reached nearly 1 million by the end of the third week, representing 5% of the Canadian Workforce. Unessential businesses have been shutdown along … Continue reading Flattening the Curve vs Flat-lining the Economy

Working Teens

I've debated with colleagues if teenagers should hold a part-time job. There are two camps to this discussion: Those who think strict focus on school work is most important. And those who want their kids to develop a work ethic. I'm clearly in the camp teenagers should hold down a part-time job. There are the … Continue reading Working Teens