Originally Posted by eema
Originally Posted by Wren
I moved to a pretty nice area in Toronto, but after being in NYC and spending decades on Wall Street, I didn't realize how average most people think. The talent pool is really shallow. Did not realize.

Torontonians tend to be modest and unassuming, our mayor notwithstanding. There's lots of talent here. We just don't feel that we need to to talk about. We must be doing something right. Wall Street tanked in the last recession. Canada's economy weathered the storm very well. It's a bit like the tortoise and the hare.

Um, that's because Wall Street *was* the last recession.