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  • MBC
    November 21, 2011 - 14:22

    THIS IS A GOOD ARTICLE. I AGREE WITH THE FEDS. ACOA SHOULD BE USED DFOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ONLY. WHY DOES ACOA PROVIDE FUNDING TO LARGE PROFITABLE SUCCESSFUL NL COMPANIES? DO AN ARTICLE ON FUNDING TO THE TOP 25 COMPANIES IN NL.

  • john furlong
    November 20, 2011 - 10:46

    Can someone explain the moronic headline "Sealing Fate"?

  • Tommy Ozbo
    November 20, 2011 - 10:33

    Good article Steve. $1.2 million is a drop in the bucket compared to what NL software and IT companies got in funding over the past decade so hope you do an article on that some day.

  • ACOA Layoffs Coming
    November 19, 2011 - 09:10

    42 ACOA account manager positions have been eliminated and the affected personnell will be notified soon. Harper is on the public record as stating he does not believe in government sponsored economic develpment programs. He prefers the free market will decide where business should locate, fail or succeed. ACOA in the early 1990's was a force to be reckoned with; today it is just a shell of its former self, with staffers attending conferences and photo ops but not getting much done. ACOA administers other federal programs that do not have a presence in Newfoundland. Illustrates what is wrong with the federal government in its attitude towards NL, don't you think?