NEWFOUNDLAND is talking tough with the oil companies that want to develop the provinceâ€™s offshore oil and gas potential, and that is raising the eyebrows of some in Nova Scotia who are wondering if it is having an impact on how the province is viewed by the energy sector.
Note: This article was published in the September 25, 2006 issue of the Chronicle Herald on the Op/Ed page. As the mud on the North Common slowly dries under the warm fall sun, you can hear the whirling sound of government, industry and media spinning rapidly and heartily. They spin to ensure that the only message heard after the Rolling Stones –more–
Jane Buss, wow, she takes no crap… “Halifaxâ€™s proposed new cultural plan suffered a stinging rebuke Tuesday from the head of the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia. It was part of a shaky unveiling at city hall of the comprehensive document, 10 months in the making. Regional councillors received a letter from federation executive director Jane Buss as they took –more–
I promised that my posts would be shorter, more to the point, more interesting. Here we go. Way back sometime after the Reform Acts in the early 1800s, the people of the United Kingdom came to expect that all free men would get a vote, in a riding, and that the person with the most votes would be elected to –more–