Goldman Refuses To Give Up Its Grip On Canada: Goldman Partner To Be Next US Ambassador To Canada

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With the departure of Goldman's Mark Carney from the Bank of Canada, some were concerned, actually concerned may not be the right word here: delighted may be better, that the northern country is finally free of the tentacles emanating from 200 West. Not so fast. As it turns out Goldman's ambitions vis-a-vis the resource-rich northern country are strong to quite strong, and as the Globe and Mail reports, Bruce Heyman, a Chicago-based Goldman Sachs executive and one of Barack Obama’s top fundraisers, is in final talks to become the next U.S. ambassador to Canada, according to sources. "Mr. Heyman would be the second ambassador to Canada to hail from Chicago, replacing David Jacobson. A person familiar with the selection process confirmed Mr. Heyman was “in the mix,” adding that he has long been an ardent supporter of the U.S. President. However, the source added that the process is not over and no final decision has been made." Uhm, yes it has.

More on this latest tentacle:

Mr. Heyman and his wife, Vicki, have been a political power couple for three decades. They were among Mr. Obama’s top fundraisers, collecting and contributing $1.7-million to the President’s bid for a second term. Mrs. Heyman helped run the President’s 2012 re-election campaign, and the couple were major contributors to the campaign.


They attended Mr. Obama’s inauguration and were among an exclusive group of powerful and politically well-connected guests at a glittering White House State dinner hosted by Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, for visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel two years ago.


Mr. Heyman was also one of the few executives at Goldman’s to support Mr. Obama openly, with many others abandoning the campaign over what they construed as attacks on business. “I am sensitive to the emotions” of Wall Street, Mr. Heyman told the Wall Street Journal before Mr. Obama was re-elected in November, 2012. “But if you look at the facts, Mr. Obama is pro-business.”


The new ambassador will arrive at a pivotal moment in Canada-U.S. relations.


Mr. Obama must decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring bitumen from the Alberta oil sands to U.S. refineries. Federal cabinet ministers and provincial premiers have paid repeated visits to Washington to stress how crucial the new pipeline is to both the Canadian economy and U.S. energy security.


If Mr. Heyman gets the job, it won’t be his first involvement with Canada. As a managing director with Goldman Sachs in Chicago, he ran the private wealth management group and covered a big chunk of the United States and Canada.


The Heymans met as graduate business students at Vanderbilt University in Nashville in the late 1970s. “Our first date was Lamar Alexander’s governor’s ball,” Mr. Heyman recalled for his university’s alumni magazine, referring to the former Republican governor of Tennessee.


The Heymans have three adult children; a son David and two daughters, Liza and Caroline.

As a reminder, keeping the world in its clutches via ambassador postings, and not only central banker positions, has long been a favorite strategy of the squid, whose former senior director Philip Murphy has been US ambassador to Germany since 2009.

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Just Ice's picture

sign off on Keystone being held hostage for someone's outstanding payment, er pay-off, no doubt

Zer0head's picture

'The fact to know about Bruce Heyman is that he drinks green tea, and if he's interviewing you for a job at Goldman Sachs, he'll ask you to sell him on an alternative beverage.'


Bruce, I personally enjoy a little nibble of piss towards the end of the day, you may want to drink your own piss initially but it's a heap more fun when you get others involved, especially the ladies. Now in Canada there is a variation, you have heard of beavertails, an Ottawa favorite in the winter - likewise pissicles are a popular and refreshing cool treat during Ottawa's hot summers - a variety of options exist depending on your preference you can add a little bit of orange or lime and freeze them in a shape that pleases you - one rogue I know has a vulva mold whilst the purists just use a standard dick mold.

phyuckyiu's picture

You know that notion just crossed my mind. Another Khazar in charge, what a surprise.

Downtoolong's picture

Because, it's all about selling when there is no substance in your product.

It's not even Heyman's original idea either. There was a Senor VP at CitiCorp doing the same thing 30 years ago during recruiting interviews and sales training sessions, i.e., "Sell me this paper cup". 

TeamDepends's picture

Hmmmm, one of Obama's top fundraisers eh?  So shouldn't he be behind bars then?

smlbizman's picture

chicago is to crooks puerto rican baseball players  are to hits line drives on a rope, and the others need to be hanging from rope

TeamDepends's picture

At least they have some of the strictest gun laws to keep people safe....

fomcy's picture

Stop manipulating GOLD, you double eyed bonehead monkey!

prains's picture

the photo of him looks to be an honest recounting of the size of his dick

thewayitis's picture


  Is there any place on earth....Where Goldman ISN'T ????

Sandmann's picture

It is an emanation from the Gates of Hell

GetZeeGold's picture



I don't think so.....they're look to expand. They've got all the Muppets in the US.

SamAdams's picture

Christian churches?  Wait, I may have spoken too soon, 501c...

Wakanda's picture

In the hearts and minds of free peoples.

Good question.

Meme Iamfurst's picture know the score here pal ?

IF you ain't Goldman, you are little people.

Move along!

TeamDepends's picture

More human than human is our motto.

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long. And you have burned so very, very brightly, Roy.

Pseudo Anonym's picture

jail, that's where they're not

  Is there any place on earth....Where Goldman ISN'T ????

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

"Is there any place on earth....Where Goldman ISN'T ????"

Yes, 6 feet under.  Where it belongs!

Badabing's picture

Goldman Partner To Be Next ruler of the world

InvestmentMind's picture

Next ruler?

I think you meant "Next Goldman Partner to be ruler of the world".




Frastric's picture

Those tentacles never retract do they?

PontifexMaximus's picture

well done, my compliments, it doesn't even need a lot of chuzpe to do so, simply god's will.

blindman's picture

03 April 2013
Are All G20 Bank Depositors Exposed to a Cyprus Style Seizure of Deposits for a 'Bail-in?'
" Dave from Golden Truth has let me know of an interesting quote from an article by Eric Sprott titled Caveat Depositor which *could* explain why countries like New Zealand and Canada are quietly tilting towards seizing bank deposits to recapitalize failed banks.

"If there is a risk in a bank, our first question should be: ‘Ok, what are you the bank going to do about that? What can you do to recapitalise yourself?’ If the bank can’t do it, then we’ll talk to the shareholders and the bondholders. We’ll ask them to contribute in recapitalising the bank. And if necessary the uninsured deposit holders: ‘What can you do in order to save your own banks?’”

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, March 26, 2013

Apparently this template has already been agreed to by the G20 according to Dave.

"Because the use of taxpayer-funded bailouts would likely no longer be tolerated by the public, a new bank rescue plan was needed. As it turns out, this new "bail-in" model is based on an agreement that was the result of a bank bail-out model that was drafted by a sub-committee of the BIS (Bank for International Settlement) and endorsed at a G20 summit in 2011. " .... jca

francis_sawyer's picture

Mazel Tov!


So does this mean he & Rahm are going to divvy up Lake Michigan & create a paper market out of it?

smlbizman's picture

i was going to put out an apb for you francis...but i see you're on it........this guy doesnt need a name to know his game....his face says it all.....

francis_sawyer's picture

Between him & Rahm, there'll be Israeli nuclear attack subs patrolling Lake Michigan by Yom Kippur... [probably as escorts to help drain all the gold from COMEX]...

disabledvet's picture

"straighten up Canada or I will be forced to recommend full scale invasion. Again."

unrulian's picture

How'd that work out in 1812?...shall we burn down the WH again? :)

Global Hunter's picture

Not so fast unrulian, I'd welcome constitutional patriots from the USA with open arms...on second thoughts we should just go ahead and burn the WH down regardless :)

q99x2's picture

Good. Then when TSHTF each nation will be able to have a trophy GS traitor to prosecute so they know never to let it happen again.

ziggy59's picture

I look forward to a complete Global Squidectomy..

Insurance wont pay for it but thats ok...

buzzsaw99's picture

another bald maggot. jesus fuck.

francis_sawyer's picture

I prefer bald pussies... Oh wait!

HD's picture

Blame Canada. Blame Canada.

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

fuck, another dirtlump. that is all we need. A kosher one at that. 

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

So much for being the "True North, strong and free... with Patriot love...".  LMAO.

I know of dogs that are 'free' when their master reels out the leash or takes it off temporarily (to let the dog run free for a while).

Canada is a defacto "51st State".  Although cynical tounges claim that they joined much sooner.

Canadian Dirtlump's picture

I've referred to Canada ( in multiple email responses to provincial and federal politicians ) as the "able hand maidens of the US and UK." Sadly, that is what we are. There is a pervasive sense that we are the one shining example of a bulletproof altruistic country. Even IF that were true (and it's not) if the neighborhood burns down you go with it.

Vooter's picture

"They attended Mr. Obama’s inauguration and were among an exclusive group of powerful and politically well-connected guests at a glittering White House State dinner hosted by Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, for visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel two years ago."

Awww, isn't that interesting and exciting? Here, let me wack off on your bald fucking head, Bruce...

rsnoble's picture

Well of course GS won't give up on Canada, Canada is now discussing bail-ins even though "the event is unlikely" as they say.  GS wants to be there when the ass raping commences.

Oh look, after a -100pt down futures are up.  Hurry!  Someone print trillions!!!!  Surely the sorry asses in Japan can save us.

IamtheREALmario's picture

We may think that Goldmanites are playing at being "Masters of the Universe". Actually Goldman is simply one of several convenient administration tools for those who will not show themselves publicly during this age. Why does Lloyd say that he is doing gods' work? Lol ... because he believes that they are gods... and in some ways they can be considered that to us.

They cut us, they prune us and they make us more and more like them ... moreso is the loss.

What price should someone pay for betraying your entire species?

pndr4495's picture

The one overriding asset class that the Red Shield wants is natural resources , preferably absolutely necessary natural resources. Goldman = Red Shield.

Ribeye's picture

Sorry for OT,

But Irish state media news just did a piece about Bitcoin being a potential alt currency,

There can be only one reason that they would run that piece,

They were instructed to run it by the US Embassy in Dublin, wouldn't be the first time,

The Fed may be about to pop the bubble,

IamtheREALmario's picture

Historically the Fed has always popped its own bubbles, first by expanding credit to create the bubble then by contracting credit to pop it... just as Thomas Jefferson stated (regarding central banks in general).

Ribeye's picture

Just sayin is all,

I'm neutral on the Bitcoin thing, don't really know that much about it,

But I do know about how Irish state media works,

RTE are no different to DPRK TV, they don't report news, they regurgitate press releases and surpress truth,

IamtheREALmario's picture

Another trial balloon ... and with ZH pumping it daily one has to believe that they think they may have found an acceptable way to convert to their global, 100% electronic currency. It would at first have the appearance of being anti-banking establishment. However, we know it cannot be, otherwise the inventors of bitcoin would already be in jail for counterfeiting. Lol ... how stupid do they think people are?

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

Agree.  The Gov/Squid will come out with their own Bitcoin, after the concept and process has proven itself in the global market.  "One ring to rule them all". This is the part the worries me FAR more than cyber-currencies like Bitcoin, which I find convenient media of exchange -- that is not issued, controlled or regulated by Big Bro.

Of course, even with an IMF-Coin coming out (for all the bankrupt CB's worried about the collapse of paper fiat), it would not kill Bitcoin.  Instead of an 'either/or' scenario, you'll have an 'and' scenario: Additional cyber-currencies like Bitcoin (most popular of several) will operate in parallel.  It will co-exist in the new cyber-ecosystem that TPTB will muscle into.

Smart & informed people who tend to be Early Adopter of new products/services/ideas/practices.  Next to jump on will be Main Street masses.  Last, as always, are the "Late Adopters", who only join after 80-90% have joined, since they are either too conservative or too distrusting/paranoid.  It's just the way the consumer demographics & segment psychology/sociology work.  Basic stuff in marketing land.

And finally...

As I have repeated many time here on ZH, and no one takes it seriously until they drink Tyler Tea first (like nice independent-followers that they are), the GovCoin will be such that YOU become the Coin. 

It will have an Intel RFID and biometric tech, so that it cannot be lost, stolen or forged.  And -- this is the proverbial '666' part -- no one will be able to buy or sell (transact) w/o the GovCoin.  Those who resist will be branded as being 'shady', 'criminals' or 'terrorists'.  They will be put to "economic death", and live off-grid. 

When an article along these lines does appear (on ZH ore elsewhere), I'll call you out on this and say: "See, I told you so!"  Kirk out.


Falconsixone's picture

Looks like another turd wrangler from corporate.

djsmps's picture

Apparently an ambassadorship costs $500K+, because that's what he is listed as giving the Obama/Biden campaign.