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Why Canada is better at disrupting the corporate status quo

Why Canada is better at disrupting the corporate status quo

It's not that Canada is perfect. It's just that Canadians are really good at dealing with important things.

Take your pick — healthcare, gun control, same-sex marriage, political donations — the Canadians have proved themselves capable of having grown-up discussions and finding reasonable, common-sense solutions.

Down here, it's business as usual, even if that business routinely fleeces consumers.

Case in point: If you're a Time Warner Cable customer, you may have noticed that your monthly bill — yet again — is going up. For instance, the "broadcast TV and sports programming surcharge" is rising to $8.75 a month from $5.50. That's nearly...

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