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Coal Trains still coming back to Vancouver Island?

Certainly looks like it. A few months ago there were some articles online about a company looking to get the rights to and then mine coal near Courtney here on Vancouver Island. It caused quite a stir, particularly in the … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich can’t Count (oil) he’s dangerous.

Today the House Energy Committee got a visit from Al Gore… and he ruffled some feathers… especially those of Mr. Gingrich. Here’s his response He says that Al Gore presented “misleading ascertions”. Newt says… [Al Gore] said for example, the … Continue reading

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Here we go again… Oil Price Speculation or Real?

CNBC.com this morning has an article that I wasn’t expecting until at least August this year. But here it is all the same. The topic? Oil Prices Resist the World’s Recession Trend Their main point: The resilience shown by the … Continue reading

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The NDP should Axe the Tobacco Tax.

Yes, they should. It adds $37 to a carton of cigarettes. Canadians have pumped $138 Billion into government coffers since Louis St. Laurent levied the first tobacco tax in 1950. And where has that gotten us? Censorship. Certain companies can’t … Continue reading

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Peak Oil and Gas biting hard in Alberta – Have-Not soon.

While both the Liberals and Conservatives in Parliament talk up the potential of the Tar Sands to keep votes in Alberta… the reality on the ground is starting to really hurt the revenues of Canadas’ richest province. As far back … Continue reading

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