Profile of Michael Johansen

MIchael Johansen is a resident of North West River, Labrador. His column "North of Here" appears every Monday.

All articles of Michael Johansen

  • So many differences and some important similarities

    Conversely, Sleman is not beer; it’s a municipality north of a city called Yogyakarta. Also, “air” is water.Welcome to Indonesia, a country so ...

  • Not a love story, but better

    Without wanting to brag, I must say that four or five months is an unusually long time for me to read a book, especially one that’s less than 300 ...

  • Columnist exposed as big phony fraud

    The accusations concern a report alleging that the Conservative government in Ottawa plans to build a penal colony on the moon to house ...

  • Documents reveal secret space plans

    The documents quote specific Ottawa-Beijing clauses from the confidential Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that itemize both the contributions ...

  • What really makes a newsmaker

    This is not a contest, not a listing from least to most: all stories share equal importance.That said, the first newsmaker who comes to mind is ...

  • Passing Canada’s Confederation test

    That's right: it’s not just oil companies that get to tug on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ear — the rest of us can now have a say, too.It’s ...

  • Other dam news from across the sea

    That’s what the builders of Indonesia’s new Jatibarang Multipurpose Dam are doing. Flooding of the 110-hectare reservoir was supposed to have ...

  • Thoughts on our dear potentially departing leaders

    Shall we shed tears for Premier Kathy Dunderdale and Prime Minister Stephen Harper as they might possibly be realizing that they and their ...

  • Some dam news from out West

    Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project with a few typographical errors, you guess? It’s not. This is a description of British Columbia’s proposed Site C ...

  • War on terror comes to Labrador

    Like soldiers, they are there to protect against whatever attack may come, if one comes. But they are not soldiers. They’re metal posts and, ...