The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The smallest details tell the biggest story #nlpoli

Last week, provincial fisheries minister Vaughn Granter held a news conference at a local restaurant known for its seafood dishes to announce that from now on, that restaurant and even ordinary consumers could buy fish.directly from a fisherman without facing any legal problems. That may sound a bit odd to some people but truth be ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: On change #nlpoli

One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen might change the world, as Malala Yousefzai says. The pen and book are of no use, though,  if the student and the teacher are not interested in finding things out. The horror of the Taliban is the same horror one finds in religious fanatics of any ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Other Damn-Fool Fisheries Policy #nlpoli #cdnpoli

About 30 years ago, Kathy Dunderdale started out her political career fighting against fisheries reform. Last December,  she scolded fish plant workers in Marystown for turning out 18 weeks work that would have qualified them for employment insurance and kept their plant open. She continued her fight against fisheries reform over the weekend in a ...