Results of the latest quarterly survey of small-and medium-sized enterprises, by the Canadian Federation of IndependentBusiness (CFIB) were released yesterday. Businesses in Alberta and BC continue to lead the nation in optimism. On the other, businesses in Atlantic Canada displayed sharply lower optimism compared to the previous survey. Indexes in all fourAtlantic provinces are lower than at any time since late 2001.

You think Al over at the T&T will publish this little tidbit? He’s probably too busy writing another mindless article about Mapleton Park to notice.