99% landlubber, 1% sailor
Canadians are feeling the recession, but not as badly as our american counterparts. The housing market has slowed, but not tanked, but the auto industry is faring no better here than below the border, as most of our plants supply the US market either with cars or parts. As far as retail goes, we saw more shoppers in the mall after Christmas than before it. People seem to have forgotten that their Retirement savings have been decimated.