For the last eight months, Halifax has been crackling with the kind of excitement not seen since fictitious promoter Lyle Lanley rolled into Homer Simpson’s Springfield. It seems like every appearance by every provincial or federal minister hums with a similar electricity as the province …

Not so long ago, I was walking down the street and bumped into an old friend who owns a furniture store. Naturally, the conversation turned to business and I asked him how he was doing. “I’m just like everyone else around here,” he said with …

Industry insiders have long understood New Brunswick’s fabulous untapped mining potential. Now, a prestigious Vancouver think tank has named the province the best place on earth for mineral exploration and development. Who knew? When the Fraser Institute announced, in February, that its annual survey of …

The Lower Churchill Project is one of the most attractive undeveloped hydroelectric sites in North America and is a key component of Newfoundland and Labrador’s energy warehouse. The Project’s two proposed installations at Gull Island and Muskrat Falls will have a combined capacity of over …

On the final day of May, the Hebron project achieved a significant milestone with approval of its development application by the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board. In this issue, Geoff Parker, Hebron senior project manager and vice-president of ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. provides Natural Resources …

Another crisis in fishing rears its head. Is filleting the processing industry the answer? Ocean Choice International CEO Martin Sullivan contends there may not be a choice. It’s been called the worst crisis to hit the fishing industry since the cod moratorium of the 1980s. …

East to WestN.L. House of Assembly votes for national electricity corridor A resolution to encourage all governments in Canada to explore opportunities for an East-West electricity transmission corridor was passed by Newfoundland and Labrador’s House of Assembly. “In our provincial Energy Plan, our government made …

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