OPINION: The real culture of dependency: In defence of Atlantic Canada

BY KAREN FOSTER BRIAN FOSTER | MAY 31, 2012 http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/behind-numbers/2012/05/real-culture-dependency-defence-atlantic-canada “Is the EI system making it more attractive to not work?” That’s the (attempt at) thought-provoking (or fire-stoking) title of a recentNational Post piece, written in the aftermath of Jim Flaherty‘s intellectually lazy and socially … Continue reading

POLITICS: The Bilderberg meeting is now on. Can you find the Bay of Fundy Connection?

theintelhub.com May 31, 2012 Bilderberg Meetings Chantilly, Virginia, USA, 31 May-3 June 2012 Final List of Participants Chairman FRA Castries, Henri de Chairman and CEO, AXA Group DEU Ackermann, Josef Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee, … Continue reading

POLITICS: New Brunswick Autocracy Strikes Again – Grand Manan Ferry.

The absence of collaboration with your best customers is the worst level of autocracy there is and the dumbest. First our politicians and crats sell off our resources and assets and then they institute rules that negatively impact the very … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: NB Power ‘recklessly’ pushed Lepreau’s refurbishment

Lloyd’s Underwriting says NB Power ‘ignored’ expert advice during refurbishment By Robert Jones, CBC News Posted: Apr 26, 2012 5:47 AM AT Last Updated: Apr 26, 2012 10:30 AM AT Read 21comments21 NB Power shares more responsibility in the delays at … Continue reading

NEWS ALERT: DELNG – Passamaquoddy Bay is North America’s Last Remaining Import LNG Terminal Proposal!

NEWS ALERT: Downeast LNG is Last Remaining LNG Import Terminal Proposal in North America << Liberty Natural Gas LNG import terminal, proposed for offshore New Jersey and New York, has withdrawn from federal MARAD permitting, and has withdrawn its associated … Continue reading

ENERGY: So why are we rushing to Hell?

I’m working on a piece about my life journey in Eden and how it is now my belief that we are on a path to creating a total living Hell. In the process of preparing this, I can across a … Continue reading

ENERGY: Mainers Worry about Big Oil and Old Pipes.

Photo from Facebook post.  This is what a burst pipeline looks like. Enbridge‘s in Michigan. This hole spilled 4 million litres of oil into the Kalamzoo river. Mainers are concerned that this might happen in Maine as Enbridge moves to bring … Continue reading

RIVERS: St. Croix River – The uneasy Boundary between Canada and the United States.

A video tour to set the scene. Related articles HISTORY: Was Canada’s First settlement on Doshay’s, Dochet’s, Muttineguis, Bone, or St. Croix Island (bayoffundy.ca) LNG: Calais LNG – Hope springs eternal. (bayoffundy.ca) … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG seems to think shale gas freezes up in the winter? Come on Dean!

Passamaquoddy LNG proposal pushes ahead Downeast LNG terminal project continues despite decision against Calais LNG ‘New England, despite all this shale gas, is still dependant on LNG in the winter time to meet domestic demand for gas.’—Dean Girdis, Downeast LNG … Continue reading

ENERGY: Power bills driving you NUTS??? You need RETScreen! Really!

We are pleased to inform you that a new energy management learning portal is now available on the RETScreen website. This online resource provides free access to the RETScreen energy management software tool, user manual, presentation slides and case studies. … Continue reading

LNG: Calais LNG – Hope springs eternal.

Feds reject permit for Calais LNG, but developers say project isn’t dead yet http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/06/news/down-east/feds-reject-permit-for-calais-lng-but-developers-say-project-isnt-dead-yet/ By Tom Walsh, BDN Staff Posted April 06, 2012, at 9:53 a.m. CALAIS, Maine — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has pulled the plug on a six-year effort to build … Continue reading

BOB GODFREY: Calais LNG is gone. Downeast LNG is the last shoreside holdout in a pointless pursuit.

FERC Dismisses Calais LNG From Permitting Process The US Federal Energy Commission (FERC) director of Energy Projects Jeff Wright today notified Calais LNG Project Company and Calais LNG Pipeline Company that, in accordance with FERC regulations, their project has been … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Calais LNG Application Dismissed by FERC.

Word has just been received that Calais LNG, a group that proposed building an LNG terminal at Devil’s Head In the St. Croix River Estuary, has just had it’s application dismissed by the Federal Environment Regulatory Commission. The full text … Continue reading

MINING: Mining Minas Basin mud – the ultimate assault on the Bay of Fundy ecosystem?

Windsor company plans to extract rare-earth elements at N.S. site January 5, 2012 – 7:58pm BY BILL POWER BUSINESS REPORTER Rare Earth Mineral Sands Inc. of Windsor raised $1.3 million in a private placement and is ramping up its plan to … Continue reading