Why do property assessments always go up?

Apparently Canadian homes are overvalued, according to today’s Financial Post: A new report from one of the country’s major banks says house prices in Canada are sitting 14% over their “fair” value. Strangely, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has nothing about this on their website. That might suggest that their assessments are incorrect, and municipalities would certainly…

Advertising that feeds itself

First came the “Mac vs. PC” ads from Apple. Then came the “I’m a PC” ads from Microsoft that tried to poke back at Apple. And now we have Apple ads that poke fun at Microsoft’s campaign that pokes at Apple. I wonder if any of this actually helps to sell any more computers?