David Thomas


The Tim Hortons brand is badly broken. Here’s how to fix it.

Tim Hortons needs better stores, better media coverage, better coffee —and less fighting with franchisees.

Economic analysis

The 2018 Ontario Budget in charts and numbers

We deciphered the budget’s most important charts and graphs so Ontarians don’t have to

Economic analysis

When Trump lied to Trudeau about trade stats, he was also telling the truth

There are a lot of ways to do trade math. Some of them support Trump and others expose a truth deficit and a surplus of spin.


Canada’s stock market is the worst in the world

As an energy bear market weighs on the TSX, investors are missing out on tech

Economic analysis

The lessons we can learn from the stock market in 2017

Last year was a colourful stretch in the bull market—but it wasn’t very rewarding for Canadian stocks


What you need to know about the 2017 Ontario budget

Wynne’s balanced budget, Ontario’s economic future and what it means for you

Economic analysis

Ontario’s economy in 8 charts

Ontario’s latest budget gives a glimpse of where the economy is at—and what’s to come