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  • Fracking — yes or no?

    Our province is not exempt.Fracking is a highly successful means of getting at hard-to-reach resources, but there are risks and consequences. In ...

  • Accidents waiting to happen

    B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone is going to allow an increase in speed limits on some of that province’s highways. On at least three ...

  • Go big or stay at home

    The court battle in Quebec over the Upper Churchill power contract is like that. Back when the original deal was signed to develop the Upper ...

  • On to Plan B

    When the plan was released, it was aptly titled Focusing Our Energy. It makes the case that we have an abundance of energy potential on a number ...

  • A must-read this summer

    The book I’m suggesting you read is called “Tragedy in the Commons.” While it sounds like a fiction thriller with politics as a backdrop, it’s ...

  • Leadership hopefuls: can you fix the economy?

    In less than a decade, Terra Nova Shoes went from being an example of how small manufacturing could help diversify our economy to another failed ...

  • Muskrat Falls: now even pricier

    All along there have been predictions that Muskrat was going to cost a lot more than the original $5-billion estimate, and today it stands at ...

  • RANDY SIMMS: Summertime and the campaigning is brutal

    The thinking is that people are not engaged in politics when summer hits. Sunshine and vacations take precedence and those poor wannabe ...

  • Frank Coleman was never meant to be a politician

    The photo of him which graced the front page of this paper Tuesday morning will become the iconic image of his short-lived time in politics. A ...

  • Just who is at the controls?

    In 2012, the government passed legislation making it easier for people to join a union. Under the act, unions could use card-based certification ...