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Robin Rowland, October 23, 2014

When the Simushir was adrift, Alaska was ready, BC and Canada were not. Here's whyWhen the Russian container ship Simushir lost power in heavy weather west of Haida Gwaii last Thursday and driven by westerly winds came dangerously close to the rocky coast, Canad...

Robin Rowland, October 23, 2014

Editorial: On the Simushir, Oceans Minister Gail Shea takes ministerial responsibility to a new low—the bottom of the seaOn Monday, October 20, 2014, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, stood in the House of Commons during Question Period and proved she is not up for the job.

Robin Rowland, October 20, 2014

Editorial Part I: Kitimat needs a world class councilKitimat voters in the upcoming municipal election should carefully, very carefully, consider who are the best candidates that will, as much as humanly possible, produce a “world ...

Robin Rowland, October 20, 2014

Editorial Part II:Commodities dropping: Whether it is a correction or a cyclical downturn, Kitimat needs a plan BYou might not be seeing it at the gas pumps at the moment, but you soon will, the price of gas has gone down by 30 per cent since June.

Robin Rowland, October 7, 2014

Glencore: The great white shark stalking Rio TintoThe world's business media are paying rapt attention to Glencore’s  now stalled attempt to take over Rio Tinto.

Robin Rowland, October 6, 2014

Chevron sells 30% of Canadian Duvernay shale gas assets to KuwaitChevron Corporation says its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, has reached agreement to sell a 30 per cent interest in its Duvernay shale gas  play to Kuwait Foreig...

Robin Rowland, October 1, 2014

Sending the Northern Gateway Pipeline to Prince Rupert: A dumb, dumb, dumb idea—and here are the photos to prove it.There's a dumb, dumb, really dumb idea that just won't go away—that Enbridge could solve all its problems if only, if only, it would send the Northern Gateway Pipeline to Prince ...