HIGHWAY TOLLS: New Brunswick’s proposals will hold all of the Atlantic Provinces hostage. Or will it?

Well, instead of backing off on loans and cash incentives to giant businesses who can well afford to pay, collecting appropriate taxes from them and eliminating offshore tax shelters, among other things, New Brunswick is proposing road tolls as a way to … Continue reading

OPINION: The Firing of Cleary – The mediocre never admire excellence in others.

Is this the underlying reason for Dr. Eilish Cleary’s dismissal as New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health? It seems that Dr. Cleary was invited to submit an article to the Journal of New Brunswick Studies / Revue d’études sur le … Continue reading

POLITICS: Ottawa giving up on protecting endangered salmon and whitefish.

Ottawa to close fish facility June 17, 2012 – 4:13am BY AARON BESWICK TRURO BUREAU Mersey River hatchery, gene bank has programs for salmon, whitefish Fisheries and Oceans Canada is closing a hatchery and gene banking facility for two endangered species … Continue reading

POLITICS: First Local Service District Elected at Bocabec, NB

Thursday, June 7, 2012 About 50 residents met this evening to form a Local Service District Committee. Provincial representative Darren McCabe chaired the meeting. 6 candidates were nominated and 5 selected by vote. The committe is comprised of: Gary Christie, … Continue reading

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

ECOSYSTEM: Canada failing its oceans, biodiversity panel finds

CBC News An expert panel has accused Canada’s government of failing to protect ocean biodiversity. (Associated Press) An expert panel investigating the state of Canadian marine biodiversity has accused the government of failing to protect the country’s oceans, leaving marine … Continue reading

While we continue to pollute our Quoddy streams Europe boasts amazing restoration.

   There is hope? For years I worked with the local Atlantic Coastal Action Program to bring the problems of pollution of the St. Croix River and its lower tributaries to the attention of the local town fathers along the … Continue reading

Premier Shawn Graham restates NB’s position on LNG in the Bay of Fundy’s Head Harbour Passage

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Cobscook Bay, Head Harbour Passage, and West Isles – Tim Foulkes Photo Canada Controls Head Harbour Passage.http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com/opinion/article/805900 Premier Shawn GrahamCommentary I am writing to clearly restate the Province’s … Continue reading

If you think Quoddy is wild and special here’s your chance to tell President Obama!

Good Morning, There has been several inquiries how to provide comments to the Task Force  on Ocean Policy.    If would like to read the White House Memorandum,  please click on the highlighted link “President Obama created an  Interagency Task Force … Continue reading

Impressive Important Submissions to FERC

ILQW was not created to be involved as an activist vehicle. It has the very specific purpose of celebrating the beauty of the Quoddy Region. However, the current proposals for LNG terminal development in the Quoddy Region, clearly threaten this … Continue reading