Source CTV Saturday Feb 27, 2010 3:45 C.S.T.
UPDATED Source CTV Feb 27, 2010 5:15 CST Speedskating Men's Pursuit another Gold!
UPDATE 3 Source CTV February 27, 2010 5:36 pm CST
UPDATE 4 Source CTV February 27, 2010 8:40 pm CST - Curling Men's
We are "Owning The Podium" against the US, Germany and Norway, the SuperPowers in Winter Olympics. The naysayers were premature in their criticisms.
The media driven outrage organized by the partisan political parties in opposition failed to ignite or sustain their Hope & Change campaign. The Left has played games with our Games regarding the logo, the torch relay, and doubting the spirit of Canadians to rally behind each other. Many in the Left fear this pride and spirit of what makes this country so great will be used for political purposes beyond the control of their media personalities and provide the current government with a positive wind in their sails for a majority in 2010.
Olympics Vanoc 2010
82% of Canadians, 64% of Britons and 62% of Americans say the Vancouver Winter Olympics have been run “well” or “very well”-Angus Poll
Half of Canadians Say Current Economic Conditions Are Good - Angus Poll
The outlook for personal finances fares better, with 62 per cent of Canadians rating their situation as “good” or “very good”, and 36 per cent rating it negatively (only eight per cent of respondents call their position “very poor”).
Canadians mostly foresee economic conditions to remain unchanged over the course of the next six months (51%), but more than one third (35%) predict an improvement.
Canadians place their trust to handle economic matters mostly in Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney (51%), followed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper (43%), and Official Opposition leader Michael Ignatieff (26%).
It looks like the Bloc, Green, NDP and some Liberal voters don't vote CPC don't believe the Liberals are capable of doing a better job.
The Coalition to Nowhere?
Provincial Outlook Executive Summary: Winter 2010 - The Conference Board of CanadaDocument Highlights:
- British Columbia will finish first this year, boosted in part by the Winter Olympic Games and a recovery in the decimated forestry sector.
- Ontario is forecast to outpace the national average for the first time in nearly a decade in 2010. The provincial economy has been picking up speed over the last few months.
- Quebec will experience only modest economic growth over the next two years, as the aerospace industry continues to suffer and public infrastructure stimulus winds down.
- The Maritime provinces, along with Manitoba, will post real GDP growth of 2 per cent or less in 2010. These provinces did not falter as much during the recession.
- New potash sales early this year will kick off the recovery in Saskatchewan.
- Alberta’s energy sector is set to bounce back, while the resource sector will fuel a rebound in Newfoundland and Labrador, as both provinces emerge from the recession.