VISIT OF GERMAN CHANCELLOR SUBJECT OF TARA MANUEL’S SECOND VISIT WITH Little Premier Furey

There’s so much about the World Energy GH2 project that requires careful consideration and questioning, and much of that is outside the skill set of the average resident. I hear the longing expressed by people who want this project and others like it so that their loved ones will be able to stay at home and work, and I am moved by it and want that possibility for all of us. Only, with so many red flags and without adequate information upon which to assess the merits vs negative impacts of such a massive project, our history would counsel us to be cautious.

When it was announced that a full environmental assessment  process would be required of the company for the first part of the project I thought that was a step in the right direction. However, that brief moment of hope was soon extinguished by the announcement that international dignitaries would soon be arriving in Stephenville to sign an agreement.

An international agreement is one thing, but doing it in Stephenville before the assessment process has even begun begs the question – How much integrity will this process have if these powers already agree that it will happen? How should one respond? I had to have another chat with the Little Premier…

Find it here:

Heart to Heart with Little Premier Furey…Episode 2: Ancient Depths

– Tara Manuel

OPINION POLL OVER-RATES INEFFECTIVE TORY OPPOSITION

Having survived in spite of themselves, in Opposition the Tories have been lazy and uninspiring.  The fact that it is summer, and the House of Assembly is closed, admittedly makes their job tougher, except that the Party’s manifest weakness is not a seasonal problem.

REMEMBERING CABOT MARTIN (1944-2022)

He was an exceptional person. A gifted intellect for sure; irascible and argumentative, too. What endeared him to many was not just that he was analytical and insightful, but that he was honest and forthright. He was a public policy wonk; resource policy interested him most. He loved to travel and read; people, with something to say, were always important.

GNL RUSHING INTO ANOTHER “SCHEME”: CABOT MARTIN

I must say that after the Muskrat Falls fiasco, I thought our government had finally learnt its lesson and would not to rush into another such scheme where calling it “green” was enough to suspend all critical analysis.