Editorials

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 14:30

From sunny ways to bummer days

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I must speculate that while our prime minister is traveling the world and doing town hall meetings across Canada, that he finds that much more to his liking than spending some time in parliament or actually governing our country.

The Trudeau government has once again introduced legislation that will hurt Canadian companies while helping their foreign competitors.
Prime Minister Trudeau’s latest move is not only hurtful to everyone who works in the oil and gas industry, it’s harmful to all the tax-paying companies and workers across Canada that supply parts, supplies and services to Canada’s energy industry. The situation involves Bill C-69, legislation that was tabled by the federal government earlier this year. If passed, the legislation would complicate the process for reviewing energy projects. According to the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), the legislation would have a devastating impact. If Bill C-69 passes, CEPA notes, “it is difficult to imagine that a new major pipeline could be built in Canada.”
Among many new changes, the legislation would expand the current consultation process with aboriginal communities as well as require “gender based analysis” before a Canadian energy project proceeds.
Keep in mind the mandatory consultation and review process is already extensive. For example, the new Trans Mountain pipeline project in British Columbia took three

Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:04

A mandatory test for politicians

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What a better world we would have, if all politicians were subject to a minimum 70% mark on an economics exam ‘before” they could run for office.  Item number one, completely read Sylvia Nasar’s book titled “Grand Pursuit.”

Friday, 27 July 2018 08:49

Will science Trump silliness

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Our world is awash in an absurd, malicious, nebulous disparage, totally lacking apathy. Despots and dummies grapple with reality.

Politics is very complicated. On the one hand, strong opinions need  to be possessed in order to show an individual or a party stands for something.

Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:01

Questions that deserve answers

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I have grown weary of the nebulous, deceitful responses to important questions posed to our federal government.

Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:20

Musekamp, Dunlop worked hard for the farmworker

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Canada Day was celebrated earlier this week. Many of us watched fireworks, did some Canada Day activities spent time with family.

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