Greater Fool

Author, Garth Turner has been a member of the Canadian Parliamant for nine years, serving as Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister (in charge of Canada Revenue Agency), national leadership contender (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada), House of Commons Standing Committee member and chairman (Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Finance), Special Advisor to the Leader of the Official Opposition. He is a member of the Privy Council of Canada. In addition, Garth is an ambitious entrepreneur – founder and CEO of Canada’s largest independent producer of network television, providing programming to CTV, Global, YTV and others. He founded and successfully operated chain of six community newspapers in Ontario as well as founded and operated eco-tourism and hospitality company aggregating and restoring heritage properties.

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Books: (14 in total) Greater Fool: The Troubled Future of Real Estate (2008) 2020 New Rules for the New Age (2002) The Defence: Guarding your Money in Uncertain Times (1998) 2015 After The Boom: Revised. How to Prosper Through the Coming Retirment Crisis (2002) The Little Book of Financial Wisdom (

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Peak house

The doubters on this miserable site and elsewhere in the world of ballsy real estate investors can give it up now. We have seen the end. It is called B-20. The bank cop (OSFI) – as predicted – yesterday lowered the hammer on the residential mar...

Here we go?

Well, get ready. This could be it. Media Advisory October 16, 2017 Superintendent of Financial Institutions Jeremy Rudin will be available to the media regarding the release of an important publication, by teleconference at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesd...

Toast

Is Bill Morneau toast? Fresh news our playboy finance minister owns a villa in southern France through a private corporation he forgot to disclose to the Ethics Commish didn’t help much. Nor does the fact his family firm (inherited), Morneau Shep...

To everything…

  By Guest Blogger Ryan Lewenza And so it begins. Last weekend we stuffed ourselves with turkey, gravy and some red stuff in a can, to the point where we began to sweat and ultimately fell asleep. I think I might have even pulled an “Al Bundy...

Goldy

Jason’s been a realtor for almost a decade. Got his broker’s license a few years back, and operates a one-man shop out of his home. The clients are local. His turf is local. He knows every house, property, barn and shed in the horsey suburban a...