Monday, 15 December 2014
Monday, 8 December 2014
Monday, 1 December 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Premier Davis would have us believe recent Administrations have exhibited sound fiscal stewardship and there is no need for change. The truth is the Williams’ years, and since, have been marked by a level of financial recklessness that is not only repugnant; it will take years to repair.
The statements that follow are extracts from the 2014 Auditor General’s Report, specifically Chapter I entitled “Comments of the Auditor General” and Chapter 5, “The Financial Condition of the Province”. I think those selections represent his most prescient “observations”. (Click on this Link and go to Chapter 5 for more details.)
In my concluding comments I beg, yes, beg the Auditor General to display the utmost courage and uncloak Nalcor CEO Ed Martin and the Muskrat Falls project. First, the Auditor General has the floor:
Monday, 17 November 2014
One relates to its incompleteness, though that is partly the fault of the Department of Finance, on which the work is based. The second is why it is important; a matter which will be dealt with in a subsequent Post.
Monday, 10 November 2014
Does he not want to disassociate himself, at least, from the Dunderdale era? Does he not understand voters are still distressed by that time?
Monday, 3 November 2014
Quick Clays are unique, sensitive glaciomarine clays. The clay deposits, at the North Spur as elsewhere, occurred when sea water levels were much higher. They are unstable clays. Their peculiar characteristics are known to cause landslides. When Quick Clay is subjected to sufficient stress, the material may liquefy. (Locally, some call the clays "pug".)
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