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.
It is a cruel word where your loyal scribe goes on vacation, and then all hell deliciously breaks loose in the world of massive expensive concert promotion in Halifax. Few things could compel me to put down the Corona and get off the beach in Pugwash to write a few words, but the situation between HRM and the Trade Centre Limited (TCL) is one. TCL, headed by Fred MacGillivray, is the Provincial/Municipal organization with the – read more –
To the Editor, Calgary Herald, Regarding your editorial “Lighthouse shines beacon on culture of defeat.” I imagine if the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site barn was falling down in Calgary your paper would be up in arms. I imagine if chunks of concrete were falling off the Harry Hays Federal Building your paper would be up in arms. I imagine if the home next door to your Editor and Chief was unpainted and decrepit – read more –
My father was in the Navy, and his career bounced us from Ottawa, to Halifax, to Toronto, back and forth, for years, and then later, to Norfolk and London, England. While I spent half my youth living in Dartmouth, I spent the other half being conditioned by my mother to love Nova Scotia and miss home when we lived away.