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Brief Medium-Term Life Goal Reflection

If you knew me since I came to this province, my original intent was to have a property, education, and Porsche by the time I was 23, then as that day came closer, the next idea was to have a Ferrari within 5 years… 202 more words

21 Day Reflection on a New Car and Property Goal

On May 9, 2016 (21 days ago), I wrote the following here:

Maintaining the same $1,500/month savings rate, if the latest I want my second condo by is next July, I would need to make each of the following annual gains, compounding my savings monthly, to acquire  corresponding vehicle in time :

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As oil patch sheds jobs, unemployment claims rise steadily in Saskatchewan, Alberta

More and more people in Saskatchewan and Alberta are claiming unemployment benefits in the wake of Western Canada’s devastated energy economy, figures released by Statistics Canada Thursday show. 310 more words


Notley demands a ‘yes’ on pipeline for Alberta oil as province struggles with deficit

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, once a reluctant defender of the oilpatch, now says she won’t take no for an answer on getting a bitumen pipeline to tidewater. 588 more words


Alberta's economy doing worse than expected, TD report warns

Ontario’s economy is doing better than bank economists expected, and Alberta’s quite a lot worse, a report published yesterday by TD Economics says.

Canada’s three energy-producing provinces were hit brutally hard by falling oil prices: 571 more words


Choose Carefully

Complexity …

Straight line …

Both lead to life. One of those isn’t dependent upon oil field profits.

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Oilpatch M&As off to hottest start in years, fuelled by low prices

Suncor Energy Inc.’s closure of its $6.6 billion Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. purchase Monday and TransCanada Corp.’s US$13.3 billion proposed acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group point to a recovery in M&A deals, with the segment enjoying its best year-to-date performance since 2009, according to data. 841 more words