February – it started out so well. Balzac Billy announced an early spring for Southern Alberta, the weather warmed up, the wind went away, & encouraging economic news trickled out. Dwindling stories of loss, fraud & financial ruin gave us hope for a rebound in our collective economic future.
Then Haiti suffered a massive earthquake causing chaos – forcing survivors into a dismal existence with scarce resources. Victims waited in vain every day for the rescue that failed to materialize until in many cases, far too late.
Toyota was rocked by recalls & consumer doubt damaging stellar brand name trust held since the 60’s. Continue reading