The Sir Robert Bond Papers: ‘Engagement’ can be an excuse for avoiding action #nlpoli

by Craig Westcott The Ball administration is off to a shaky start. Actually, it seems afraid to start at all. Tuesday’s press conference announcing 15 months of public consultation on how to handle the deficit is another indication that this administration is afraid to act. To use a tired cliché, the Liberals are like the ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: An opportunity to feel like we’re part of the country again #nlpoli #cdnpoli

This is Craig Westcott’s editorial from The Pearl newspaper, reproduced with permission..  This is a tough column to write. Taking an editorial position in favour of one candidate over another when both have worked so hard in this election isn’t as easy as some partisans on either side might think. My opinion is tempered by ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Muskrat Falls propaganda a no-brainer #nlpoli

From the latest issue of the Irish Loop Post, Craig Westcott’s editorial “You won’t strain your brain reading government’s last minute batch of Muskrat Falls propaganda.” There is more to read in a Victoria’s Secret catalogue than Nalcor’s electricity demand forecast, according to Craig. It turns out the provincial government’s carpet bombing of reports that ...