Monthly Archives: March 2007

On Danny Williams

It’s funny. I guess. When I heard about Danny Williams new campaign to personally slay the Harper government, I said here we go again. And, of course, everyone has lambasted Williams from national commentators to politicians from all parties – … Continue reading

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I don’t know why I still love to pick on old Jeannot Volpe. Maybe it’s the Al Hogan tie in. I don’t know but when I heard old Jeannot saying that the Tories were the defenders of low property taxes … Continue reading

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Huh?

Isn’t Catherine Swift some form of economist? From today’s TJ: Merging Atlantic Canada a tax boon?Telegraph-JournalPublished Friday March 30th, 2007Appeared on page A1/A8 Amalgamating the four Atlantic provinces under a single government would significantly reduce the tax burden facing New … Continue reading

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A different take on Atlantica

The dress code has been announced for this year’s Atlantica conference. With style that that how could anyone think that the proponents have any malicious intent? Imagine Bob Manning in that outfit.

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Ready to take risks

The TJ is reporting this morning on a series of focus groups held by the self sufficiency task force. Here are some conclusions: The overwhelming majority of New Brunswickers who participated in a series of focus groups are ready to … Continue reading

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Another in a long line of examples

I was interested to read the results report from the Export Development Corporation yesterday. The EDC “is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative commercialsolutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their internationalbusiness.” In lay person’s terms, they take a … Continue reading

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Side deal with a difference?

The TJ is running a story this morning about a ‘different’ kind of side deal. Rather than a “side deal” fully funded by Ottawa, Graham hopes to persuade Ottawa to share equally in the costs of an ambitious range of … Continue reading

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Scaremongers abound

Why is it that economists with all thier education and study can be so narrow minded? An Atlantic Institute for Market Studies report grades Nova Scotia the lowest financial grade in Atlantic Canada. The report gave New Brunswick the highest … Continue reading

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Delusional calgaria

Come on. Maybe it’s the NSCAD influence. I don’t know. But I like it. Delusional calgaria.

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Wonder if his inspiration is home grown?

The director of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is from Salisbury. Who knew? Can anyone say ambassador for the NB animation/digital media sector? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

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