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The Water & Sewer Infrastructure Crisis: Potential Paths Forward

By Marianne Eppig and Samantha Dawson

Our nation and its legacy cities are facing an impending infrastructure crisis: water and sewer systems are failing and require reconstruction and modernization as soon as possible. 324 more words

Innovation And Design

Spot the Mobile Injustice

This is currently on the Rogers splash page. Clean. Bold. Basic. And completely misleading.  Reading the above image looks like a great deal, except that it is crap. 526 more words


This is a copy of the motion by our Councillors and Who voted to support the increase of Rates by 40.3%

Are they listening to us ratepayers? Are they the Voice of the Community?


  1. 14/214894. Options for Resourcing our Future – Outcome of Community Engagement and…
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RBA leaves rates on hold... For now

The Reserve Bank of Australia has highlighted rising asset prices, including equities and property, in its decision to leave official interest rates unchanged today after resuming interest rate cuts last month for the first time since August 2013. 332 more words


Apple is the leading the pack, franc-ly speaking

Apple sold $1.35 billion of Swiss franc-denominated debt this month, including a 10-year note paying 0.375% interest and a 15-year bond with a 0.75% coupon. That’s a lot of money from a relatively small debt market for a company that has a… 125 more words

BMCC Rates and the Total increase without land value increase

This table helps to explain the costs to the ratepayer on a year by year basis without any increase in land value. The figures in the increase box are averaged on land value they will vary on actual land value amount being applied. 77 more words

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Negative-Yield Bond Universe is $2.35 Trillion!

As part of its €1.1 trillion quantitative easing plan, the European Central Bank (ECB) will buy government bonds due between two- and 30-years, including those with negative yields, President Mario Draghi said in January. 338 more words