Monthly Archives: November 2006

Paper won’t refuse ink

I’ve read some strange things in my day. As my father once said, paper won’t refuse ink. That ditty gets amplified in the blogosphere. But this is crazy. Essentially a conspiracy theorist who actually thinks that NSBI is part of … Continue reading

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I’d like to thank the Academy and all the little people….

Just kidding. But seriously, I just had a cheese and spinach omelette with a guy someone once called New Brunswick’s first Internet Cowboy – and he has the hat and boots to prove it. The ‘he’ in this case is … Continue reading

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NS wins another one

You have to wonder if NSBI had all these projects in the bag and just staggered their public announcements. There have been I think about eight announcements of projects involving payroll rebates in the past month representing well over 1,400 … Continue reading

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Rectifying inconsistencies

I just heard Shawn Graham on CTV talking with Jane Tabor at the Liberal convention. He has the shtick down pretty good – in the short term more Equalization (10 province/resources revenue in standard) to lead to a weening off … Continue reading

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Headz or Tails?

The Amherst Daily News and the CBC are reporting that the mega project that would have brought 1,500 jobs to Parrsboro may be in jeopardy. While no statement has come from Headz Gamez International (H.G.I.), unofficial word from a company … Continue reading

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IT industry needs a unified voice

The TJ is running an article this morning making the case for a provincial ICT industry association. I agree. However, there are industry associations and then there are industry associations. In the past there have been attempts at an industry … Continue reading

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The Quebec Nation

I know I promised to stay off unrelated topics but after hearing a plethora of callers to Rex Murphy’s Cross Country Check Up talk about their ‘disgust’ and one saying this was the ‘end of Canada’, I still feel compelled, … Continue reading

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Flaherty, don’t forget about the poor regions

I know the Federal Tories look at the world through a national lense. I know that all of the ‘have not’ Atlantic provinces only amount to 7.5% of the total Canadian population – just an annoyance really – especially from … Continue reading

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Politicians shouldn’t live in fantasy land

In my opinion, some politicians like to try and spin information to suit their needs and others just plain live in fantasy land. Jeannot VolpĂ©, with all due respect, is the latter. He writes a long windy op-ed in the … Continue reading

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Lord’s economic legacy

Data is going to trickle in over the next months and years that will help us better assess the impact of the Lord government over the past seven years. As you know, it is increasingly likely that we will show … Continue reading

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