Tag Archive | equalization

Of Aid and Equalization

by Bobby O’Keefe I am amazed at how every time I hear a presentation criticizing aid to the Third World, I am reminded that you could replace the word “aid” with the word “equalization” and the third world country or region with Atlantic Canada and the presentation would largely make sense. The latest is a […]

Hate to say we told you so…

by Bobby O’Keefe The headline in the September 22 Chronicle Herald certainly didn’t say anything surprising: Offshore gas royalties to recede; Darker days looming after revenues exceeded expectations over 10 years. We’ve known for years that the royalties coming to the province from Offshore Natural Gas projects would eventually shrink and ultimately dry up. Of […]