Posts Tagged ‘regulations’

Bankers … Again

The countries of the G20 are suggesting tougher regulations for banks, after the near collapse that happened recently. Predictably, the banks balked at the idea, saying it would stunt growth, etc, etc, etc. Bankers must have short memories. Leaving them to go flat out in their own way almost ruined the financial life of the […]

Too Much Plastic in Toronto

The city of Toronto is considering tough action to curb waste generated by overly packaged consumer products. The choices range from an outright ban on materials used in food takeout, to a tax on retail plastic bags, to a city-run deposit-return program, and many other possibilities in-between. Industry is, of course, opposed to new regulations, […]