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  • Keep on playing with
    July 02, 2010 - 13:34

    Must only send out these surveys to those working in Government pulling in $133,000 per year. They sure are not asking the 40% or so without employment.

  • July 02, 2010 - 13:31

    Hey Andrew, they are hoping for the 'Lemming Effect'.

  • Paddy
    July 02, 2010 - 13:30

    I spotted this article and also the comments below. I recently visited St John's and was very surprised to see the changes that have happened there since my last visit (3 years ago). I have two points to make, firstly you would never know that there was a massive world recession going on when you walk around St. John's, complain you might, but its scary out there, people are being wiped out so be thankful for what you have. Secondly, on the other side of the coin, prices in St. John's are rising at a crazy rate, does anyone have any inflation figures for the province, are wages rising by equivalent amounts? As for the whole housing market, it's a classic bubble and its heating up very fast. The whole property tax situation is a complete joke too, you might want to check out what happened in Ireland

  • Stan
    July 02, 2010 - 13:27

    lemmings rock. GO BUY IT!

  • Andrew
    July 02, 2010 - 13:13

    hahahaha, nice try kids. Taking your extremely narrow polls, asking a select group, publishing the results, and hoping it will increasing spending is insane.

    No one is fooling anyone in NL about economic conditions. We've been in a recession for over 15 years now, kids.

  • Taxpayer
    July 02, 2010 - 13:11

    A recession is consecutive quaters with no growth, NL has led the country in GDP growth for two or three years now. We have also seen some of the highest real estate price growth in the country. I just wish those who keep spewing their crap would pack up and leave, and take your negativity with you.

  • Keep on playing with
    July 01, 2010 - 20:22

    Must only send out these surveys to those working in Government pulling in $133,000 per year. They sure are not asking the 40% or so without employment.

  • July 01, 2010 - 20:19

    Hey Andrew, they are hoping for the 'Lemming Effect'.

  • Paddy
    July 01, 2010 - 20:17

    I spotted this article and also the comments below. I recently visited St John's and was very surprised to see the changes that have happened there since my last visit (3 years ago). I have two points to make, firstly you would never know that there was a massive world recession going on when you walk around St. John's, complain you might, but its scary out there, people are being wiped out so be thankful for what you have. Secondly, on the other side of the coin, prices in St. John's are rising at a crazy rate, does anyone have any inflation figures for the province, are wages rising by equivalent amounts? As for the whole housing market, it's a classic bubble and its heating up very fast. The whole property tax situation is a complete joke too, you might want to check out what happened in Ireland

  • Stan
    July 01, 2010 - 20:14

    lemmings rock. GO BUY IT!

  • Andrew
    July 01, 2010 - 19:51

    hahahaha, nice try kids. Taking your extremely narrow polls, asking a select group, publishing the results, and hoping it will increasing spending is insane.

    No one is fooling anyone in NL about economic conditions. We've been in a recession for over 15 years now, kids.

  • Taxpayer
    July 01, 2010 - 19:48

    A recession is consecutive quaters with no growth, NL has led the country in GDP growth for two or three years now. We have also seen some of the highest real estate price growth in the country. I just wish those who keep spewing their crap would pack up and leave, and take your negativity with you.