Editorial for Saturday, May 30, 2015–Embrace Albertastan? Or Wait and See

The predictions of end-of-times in Albertastan, though not universal, continue nearly four weeks after the election. The Financial Post opined that the NDP victory could spark a stock sell off and stall investment in the oil patch. Deborah Yedlin called … Continue reading

Governments, Politics and Corporate Wet Work

When transnational companies don’t like a situation, they will arrange to have it fixed. If people have to die in droves, no problem. That’s just the cost of doing business. And it’s a scenario that has played out, fairly successfully … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Monday, December 9, 2013–The Railroad Business Could Be Giving Us ‘The Business’

Sounds like the railways are up to their necks in bad behaviour. From 2001 to 2006, CN failed to report more than 1800 derailments and incidents to the Transport Safety Board. Some of the accidents were on main lines, too. … Continue reading