ROTHENBURGER – We’re becoming mere tenants in our own country

Protest at Trump Tower. (Twitter, Ferrah Merali)

Protest at Trump Tower. (Twitter, Ferrah Merali)

THERE WAS A TIME when Canadians made things, and owned what we made.

Mel columnhed-27jan2017I’m thinking about this as we struggle with the sale of Retirement Concepts to a Chinese outfit, and in the wake of the opening of a Trump Tower in Vancouver.

Canadians have brought a lot of wonderful things to this world, the sorts of things we like to bring up whenever there’s a need or an opportunity to display some pride.

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