Since then we have seen a drop in many commodities, particularly oil, and the C$ has also dropped significantly.
Take a look at this table and you will see the strong performance of Canada and Emerging Markets and low performance of the S&P500 during that time. All you need to get rich is be able to predict how each region and asset class will perform in the future.
http://www.stingyinvestor.com/cgi-bin/P ... pYear=2010
Do a web search for "commodity super cycle".