by Angelo Persichilli (The Hill Times - 16 Oct. 2017) The North American Free Trade Agreement is a tool nobody likes but everybody needs and uses it. Conversations among partners are surreal. “Excuse me, are you Mike?” The answer: “No, I am Mike.” “Sorry, I believed you were Mike.” Since the beginning of the conversations … Continue reading Free trade rhetoric has never matched reality
The Financial Action Task Force warns “the legal profession in Canada is especially vulnerable to misuse for money laundering and terrorist financing risks” Canada has been warned its six major financial institutions are at risk of being targeted by international crime groups for money laundering. (Colin McConnell / Toronto Star) | Order this photo By Angelo … Continue reading Criminals target Canada for money laundering
By Angelo Persichilli I know that “tipping” at restaurants is a very established tradition. I have nothing against it as long as it is considered a monetary evaluation of the service received left completely at the customer’s discretion. Unfortunately, in the last a few years, the tip is becoming the substitution, not the supplement, to … Continue reading Tip or Tax?