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(Sorry, everytime I see the word Balgonie I think of the many sandwiches of my youth.) I’m not going to pretend I have any answers on this one, but I do have a bunch of questions. Once upon a time, the intersection at the Town of Balgonie’s Main Street and Highway 1 was a death …

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In my last post we went over some of the complex but disturbing developments revealed by the CBC’s iTeam regarding the origins of Brightenview, the company with which the Saskatchewan government has jumped into bed as proof their Global Transportation Hub is a viable project. Wait til you hear what Leo and the CBC uncovered next. Imagine, …

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Assisting a family member through the process of downsizing to a condo, I stumbled across the HeadStart On a Home (HSOH) program. Curious and a bit perplexed, primarily because I couldn’t figure out who was getting the HeadStart,  I decided to look into it further. Here’s what I found. HeadStart On a Home is a Saskatchewan government program funded …

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Premier Brad Wall is taking a digital beating, especially on social media, for his response, or perceived lack thereof, to The Husky Oil Spill into the North Saskatchewan River. Just search the term ‘husky oil spill’ or good ol’ ‘#skpoli’ on Twitter, and you’ll see an infinite stretch of aggressive, hateful vitriol directed Wall’s way, extending right back to …

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So Husky has refused to speak to media and/or provide an actual human being to share any real meaningful information on the Saskatchewan oil spill, but they’re going to show up at a gas station tomorrow to do just that? With the Premier? Okie doke. I guess that’s one way of doing it. I wonder if the Premier …

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If you read my previous blog post, you may have figured out I’m not impressed with the June 30th Saskatchewan auditor’s report on the Global Transportation Hub (GTH). The following are a few samples, all taken directly from the document, of where, in my useless opinion, the report glosses over details it shouldn’t have; accepted statements at face …

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So this news item seemingly fell through the cracks over the Canada Day long weekend. In Saskatchewan, anyway. From the Australian Financial Review, June 30 2016: “Potash Corp, the world’s second-largest producer of its namesake fertiliser, (stock) is rallying amid rumors of a possible takeover of the Saskatchewan-based company… A bid may come from any of the company’s …

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Last Friday the news broke that Cenovus, a Calgary-based oil company formerly known as Encana, sent an email to Saskatoon Star Phoenix/Regina Leader Post reporter DC Fraser, stating that they had never had a contract with SaskPower to purchase 100 per cent of the CO2 produced by the 1.4 billion dollar Boundary Dam 3 carbon …

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Disclosure: Writing this, I got to know a few of the farmers discussed below, and they got to know me, including what I really do to pay the bills – public relations (sadly, blog-writing is not the financial golden goose you’d think it would be) (sarcasm). We entered into a contract earlier this month wherein I agreed to consult …

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I have two favorite television shows: the live-broadcast of Question Period in the Saskatchewan Legislature, and The Bachelor (or Bachelorette). Both are reality television at its best. They’re dramatic; full of passion, hatred, insecurity, and power struggles. Each seems to bring out the worst in people, despite the fact they are all trying to accomplish …

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