Bloomberg News editor Stephen Wicary tweeted two examples of his colleagues’ work Monday evening: one about former finance minister Bill Morneau’s decision to quit politics in order to take a run at a job in Paris, and another one about how immigration plunged 64 per cent in the second quarter.
The Morneau bombshell will have received more clicks, but the smart money was trading on the immigration news.
Canada is in trouble. Not in the way that the United States and China are in trouble, and certainly not in the way that countries such as Lebanon and Zimbabwe are in trouble. Australia isn’t the only lucky country out there. We’ve had a pretty good run, too. If only we could just cash our chips in and buy a little house on the beach.
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