Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform

February 2010 This year, Christmas Eve passed in Toronto as it always does, snowless, but still cold, malls filled to the brim with frantic shoppers. But while most of us were trimming the tree, singing carols and watching Miracle on 34th Street, the families of five Rexdale construction workers were devastated with the news of… Read More Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform

Drop in spending will hit Third World producers

March 19, 2009 The economic recession, characterized by billion-dollar corporate bailouts and a suffering housing market, is spreading from North America and spilling into the economies of other countries. Developing nations are not always associated with North American companies on the edge of bankruptcy, but they are not unaffected by them either. Far from being… Read More Drop in spending will hit Third World producers