April 2, 2011


Stephen Harper to phase out metric system (Sympatico.ca, 4/01/11)

The Canadian Government will phase out the metric system if all goes according to plan, sources say. [...]

"The metric system is certainly holding us back in some cases," said one anonymous senior business analyst.

"The amount of time spent converting our units into American units adds an extra layer of work for many cross-border transactions. We're starting to see cases where companies are re-thinking Canadian partnerships."

Globalization is Americanization.

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