Of course, we worry about our own investments, the cost of living and the cost of our future travel plans. And we worry about low-income families, already living so close to the edge and now unable to afford the rising cost of fruits and vegetables.
Macquarie Group Ltd.'s David Doyle, the top-ranked forecaster for the US vs. Canadian dollar exchange rate, who accurately predicted this current currency tumble, has also forecast that the Canadian dollar will dip to 59 cents by this year's end and possibly stay there for a few years.
In the middle of all this bad news and horrible outlook comes a message from Canadian Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, that it's time we put women on Canadian banknotes. How ironic.