The energy from Muskrat Falls is not going to be available until at least 2020. But the transmission lines are all built at a cost exceeding $1.5 billion. You are going to pay the interest on that debt while we wait.
Posted September 15, 2017
Some companies get subsidies offered by communities eager to host them. Others don’t want payoffs. They just want permission to make their contribution to the economy.
Posted October 13, 2017
Environmentalists play an important role in advocating for the health of our communities and our planet—campaigning for causes such as sustainable fisheries, cleaner air and water, and reduced dependency on fossil fuels. The organizations come in many varieties. Read More »
Posted July 21, 2017
Health is a leading area of importance to voters, but politicians are experts neither in healthcare nor in organizational design. So political interference usually does more harm than good.
Posted September 8, 2017
Well-managed immigration is hugely important to the success of Canada, and even more so to the viability of the Atlantic provinces. Read More »
Posted August 11, 2017
The proposed changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) were agreed to on June 20th by the federal government and all the provinces except Manitoba and Quebec. They are mildly useful, and will have some unexpected consequences.
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Posted July 8, 2016