Monthly Archives: February 2007

Riddle me this

What do you call an economy that is a) losing population to out-migration at a record pace, b) facing worker shortages in most areas of the province (including Miramichi and the North) and c) has an increasing number of people … Continue reading

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NDP/Tories need to stop complaining and start providing alternatives

Dennis Atchison, former NDP candidate, has a scathing piece in the TJ today entitled “McKenna, McGuire policies failed N.B.”It it, he lists a few of the McKenna cuts in the 1990s and tries to then say that’s a good reason … Continue reading

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Need a few more ‘geeks’ in New Brunswick

I got an email from Geeks on Ice. Check it out: I have a tentative commitement from SUN Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy to come play in the 2008 Geeks on Ice tournament. He also expressed interest in knowing more about … Continue reading

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Law making party salary topups illegal

Al Hogan has said time and time again that he likes the ability for political parties to be able to pay their leaders a ‘top up’ so that guys like Premier Lord can be the highest paid Premier in Canada. … Continue reading

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Lightning fast history revisionism

It would seem that Lisa Keenan is prepping a run for the NB Tory leadership. She seems fairly bright and would likely bring a lot to that job. However, I continue to maintain that whomever takes over the PC Tories … Continue reading

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More questions than answers

Random questions: Why is it the older I get the more uncertain I get about things? I was had the most certainty in my life when I was 20. Whatever happened to getting ‘old and stuck in your ways’? If … Continue reading

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Strange bedfellows, indeed

I am kind of tickled pink to be listed on this blog roll. I can tell you that I don’t agree with many of the viewpoints in this broadcastnb site but I can tell you this. Of the guys/gals that … Continue reading

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Tom Young up at arms

Just caught a few minutes of Tom Young’s call in show in Rogers 91.9 in Moncton. He is about to blow his top because apparently Canoe.ca had a poll asking the question would it be easier to root for Sidney … Continue reading

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One track mind

You’ll have to forgive me but every time I see a new conference on Canada’s ‘prosperity’, my mind turns to one thing: Wouldn’t prosperity be enhanced if the What ya wanna bet Atlantic Canada’s woes won’t even be on the … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on enormity

I finally got a chance to briefly scan through the self-sufficiency taskforce reports and recommendations to date. All I can say is that these guys are either looney or the greatest visionaries to come down the pike in a long … Continue reading

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