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How Much Alberta Doctors Make

How Much Alberta Doctors Make

Commented Apr 14, 2013 at 21:29:47 in Canada Alberta

“Looks like they borrowed these figures from the Calgary Herald and that they reflect billings and not net pay....too bad; makes for a lot of difficulty sorting out what the actually earnings are.

http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Doctor+simple+diagnosis/8208720/story.html
How Much Alberta Doctors Make

How Much Alberta Doctors Make

Commented Apr 14, 2013 at 18:06:37 in Canada Alberta

“The median family income in Alberta is 85,000 http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil108a-eng.htm The range of salaries reported here is from 3.5 to almost 12x that. Looks to me like AB physicians are doing pretty well. Not sure why you think things are better in other places. http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/15/how-much-do-doctors-in-other-countries-make/.

What exactly are the expenses of "meeting the demands of a rapidly growing patient population"? That you have a guaranteed clientele? How much would be enough?”
CRTC's Wireless Code Of Conduct: How Things Might Improve For Frustrated Canadians (Q&A)

CRTC's Wireless Code Of Conduct: How Things Might Improve For Frustrated Canadians (Q&A)

Commented Jan 26, 2013 at 00:18:19 in Canada Business

“Thanks. I've tried. Not one of the big three would bend. Maybe I'm a bad negotiator? Someone mentioned Wind... will check them out. Alternatively, if so many are disgruntled, is the problem oligopoly or is it just too expensive to provide coverage in our little populated, massive land? I can understand that matching American rates is not possible.”

FeistyCanuck on Jan 27, 2013 at 00:34:41

“Have an offer from Wind in hand when you call. Shoot down any coverage or other BS arguments and see if they do better. You gotta do more than just say "please".”
CRTC's Wireless Code Of Conduct: How Things Might Improve For Frustrated Canadians (Q&A)

CRTC's Wireless Code Of Conduct: How Things Might Improve For Frustrated Canadians (Q&A)

Commented Jan 25, 2013 at 09:11:42 in Canada Business

“I want a less expensive rate if I buy a phone outright. I haven't found that any carrier offers this. If I'm not subsidizing anything, why should my rate be the same?”

FeistyCanuck on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:14:55

“Negotiate better?

Up front, the main benefit you get is the flexibility to bail at any time with no penalty. After the first year, negotiate with the retentions folks to get a better contract.”

lladyon on Jan 25, 2013 at 09:47:10

“Only because they love your money.
I despise them.”
'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

Commented Jan 21, 2013 at 17:51:20 in Canada Politics

“Yeah, that was quite the articulate group.”
'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

Commented Jan 21, 2013 at 11:01:03 in Canada Politics

“You'd need to know them to be able to judge the actions on that video? You need a detailed psychological profile too?”

NTodd on Jan 21, 2013 at 17:43:01

“No, that's not the point and I think you know it. The issue is whether the protesters in the video were the same identical individuals involved in all other protests (Levant's fanciful "rent-a-mob). There's no evidence of this; Levant's just doing his normal mariginalization dance, and the no-think crowd are falling right into step.”
'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

'Idle No More' Protesters Confront Ezra Levant Over Alleged Racism

Commented Jan 21, 2013 at 10:54:58 in Canada Politics

“To the person at the end of the video who claimed that Canada and First Nation individuals were supportive of Jewish people around the Holocaust, please educate yourself a bit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antisemitism_in_Canada
Letterman's Led Zeppelin Interview: Legendary Band Finally Opens Up About Viking Sex (VIDEO)

Letterman's Led Zeppelin Interview: Legendary Band Finally Opens Up About Viking Sex (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 6, 2012 at 17:50:18 in Comedy

“And the Beatles. Seriously, I love Zep, but c'mon.”
Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Commented Nov 19, 2012 at 18:26:45 in Science

“So you equate Einstein's contribution to science with any number of articles published in any number of physics journals today? Interesting. Everyone wins.

I'm not a theoretical physicist and don't pretend to understand it. You are saying that Einstein didn't overturn, outshine, supersede Newton? I'm confident that the bulk of physicists would disagree.”

Reluctor Dominatus on Nov 19, 2012 at 19:19:10

“No...I don't "equate Einstein's contribution to science with any number of articles published in any number of physics journals today". I wrote that there are standouts in the field but that I am "in awe of every contributor to cumulative human knowledge".

Do you believe that Einstein was just walking down the road one day and had an epiphany and then developed his own mathematics to prove his epiphany? No...Newton gave him the mathematics he needed and physicists before Einstein gave him foundation.

And since your premise is not sound then your conclusion is likewise unsound. And yes, physicists would agree with what I have written.

But the simple question that goes unanswered is just how you think Einstein overturned, outshines, or supersedes Newton?

For someone who does not "pretend to understand" you are very forthright in your assumptions about things you concede you know nothing about. That is unfortunate because I was not giving weight to one over the other but instead recognizing both of the greatest minds ever...along with those who toil in anonymity. Nothing more.”
Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Commented Nov 19, 2012 at 18:04:53 in Science

“Ha, well I am pushing close to 100...”

john blahuta on Nov 19, 2012 at 18:49:00

“not exaxtly genius level, but 100 is still two points above the american average.......”
Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Albert Einstein's Brain May Provide Clues To His Genius, Study Says

Commented Nov 19, 2012 at 16:29:10 in Science

“Yup. The picture says it all. He outdid Newton whose theory held for 200 years. But he was Atheist. So he was dumb.”

Sean McNally AU on Nov 19, 2012 at 18:24:52

“He was not an Atheist, Atheists do not believe claims of a god. He specifically said he "did" believe in a god of some sort, making him an agnostic.

just FYI”

Reluctor Dominatus on Nov 19, 2012 at 18:05:10

“And just how did Einstein 'outdo' Newton?

Newton's theories are the reason why there are those who are now looking to string theory in an attempt to pull together the likes of Niels Bohr, and his quantum mechanics, with Einstein's general theory. And these men are just standouts in a strong field of other great minds; thousands of minds.

I am in awe of every contributor to cumulative human knowledge...great and small.”

wreeno on Nov 19, 2012 at 17:51:16

“He didn't contradict the morality teaching of religions, only some of their beliefs.”

john blahuta on Nov 19, 2012 at 17:47:52

“i am sure your iq is higher than his was....”

wreeno on Nov 19, 2012 at 17:47:17

“Not really. He just challenged conventional religious thinking. He didn't challenge morality and what religion teaches.”