Conrad Black’s “sunset” lament: “I am big. It’s the pictures that got small!”

As I looked at the picture of Conrad Black arriving in a limo at a rented ocean side mansion in Palm Beach, Florida following his release from prison, I was immediately reminded of a line from the 1950 classic movie Sunset Blvd. when the iconic Norma Desmond reflecting on her career in silent pictures dismissed … Continue reading

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Europe seeks access to lucrative Canadian contracts (but what does it really mean to Canadian business?)

Meetings in Brussels between the EU and Canada this month ran longer than expected as negotiators considered allowing European bids for public works contracts in Canada worth an estimated $100 billion a year . . . European industry wants access to Canada’s regional and local public works contracts, from provincial energy infrastructure to municipal water … Continue reading

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