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RIGHTSIZING EXPENDITURES (CONTINUED): A BUDGET COLLOQUY

Guest Post Written by JM Rightsizing Expenditures – Where the Real Work Is Needed (Installment II of Part V) In the first part of “Rightsizing Expenditures”, I presented...

RIGHTSIZING EXPENDITURES – THE BUDGET COLLOQUY (PART V )

Guest Post Written by JM Rightsizing Expenditures – Where the Real Work Is Needed John Maynard Keynes is perhaps one of history’s most influential economists.  His theories regarding...

RECOVERING MUSKRAT’S SCHEDULE: THE SUMMER OF VALIDATION

Guest Post written by "JM" The Muskrat Falls project is experiencing delay.   Due to the size of this project, the remoteness, and the complexity there should be no...

THE BUDGET COLLOQUY (Part 5) GETTING BACK TO BASICS

Guest Post written by JM                                           Oil...

THE POLITICS OF BLIND OPTIMISM (PART IV)

Guest post written by JM When it comes to recognizing the fiscal imbalance, the political leadership of the province are whistling pass the graveyard.  But government inaction is...

THE BUDGET COLLOQUY (PART 3) WHISTLING PAST THE GRAVEYARD NO MORE

Guest post written by JM Authors Note: Initially, I had planned this series in three parts.  Of the two already posted, the first dealt with provincial government...

THE BUDGET COLLOQUY (PART 2) REVENUE PROJECTIONS: CLOSE YOUR EYES, MAKE A WISH, AND HOPE FOR THE BEST

Guest Post Written By: JM The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has a spending problem.  The problem can be masked by the temporary windfall revenues. That is...

THE BUDGET COLLOQUY (PART I): PUT HIM IN THE LONG BOAT TILL HE’S SOBER

Guest Post Written By: JM The 2015 budget documents contained a piece entitled "Budget Highlights - Balancing Choices for a Promising Future".  This is a glossy...