Ron Penney

THE GUTTING OF THE ATLANTIC ACCORD

Guest Post by Ron PenneyI’ve been following with increasing dismay what has been happening over the past number of years as the Federal Government has, through...

BOOSTER BUMBLING

 Guest Post by Ron PenneyON A WILD GOOSE CHASE - SEARCHING FOR THE ELUSIVE BOOSTER SHOT  Like those of you who are of a certain age, I was...

DANNY WILLIAMS: Bottom Feeders and Naysayers

Guest Post by Ron PenneyOn September 15th, Memorial hosted a conference on the “Economic snd Fiscal Trajectory of Newfoundland”.  I took a miss once I saw the...

THE MUSKRAT FALLS HOUSE OF CARDS – POSTPONING THE DAY OF RECKONING

Guest Post by Ron PenneyI, and some of my fellow naysayers, have been trying to understand the latest scheme for rate mitigation, announced just before...

TERRA NOVA – IS THERE ANOTHER WEAPON IN OUR ARSENAL?

We’ve been told that the drop dead date for the sanctioning of the refit for the Terra Nova FPSO is June 15th and that the decision must be unanimous among the partners. Every indication is that there isn’t unanimity and that the likely result will be that the refit will not go ahead and the field will be decommissioned and abandoned.

Self reliance or Commission of Government? The choice is ours.

Guest Post by Ron Penney  I don’t really think we will have the second Commission of Government, it will likely be some faceless federal bureaucrat in the...

RON PENNEY CHALLENGES THE SALE OF MILE ONE

 Guest Post by Ron Penney“If something seems to be good to be true, it usually is.”  The Sale of Mile One.  I’ve been following with interest the continuing war...

An Election in the time of Covid: Is a special ballot election legal and legitimate?

Guest Post by Ron PenneyFor part of my public service career I drafted legislation for a living. It sounds boring I know,  but it has proven...