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25
Feb
The buck stops where?

The buck stops where?

It’s safe to say that the manner in which the government has handled the $27 million error/discrepancy from the NDP’s 2012 budget isn’t something to brag about. 

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25
Feb
Restless Acadia First Nation natives want forensic audit

Restless Acadia First Nation natives want forensic audit

Some members of the Acadia First Nation band are outraged over their reserve’s dire the financial straits. 

“I want them to do a forensic audit,” says one frustrated band member who forwarded my organ recent financial statements that illustrate the grim situation. 

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25
Feb

Nova Scotia senators keep their distance from (too much) influence (generally)

I found it interesting that former Mother Corpse and CTV talking-head Pamela Wallin sits on two corporate boards, Porter Air and money managing firm Gluskin Sheff in addition to her duties of doing whatever it is she does in the Senate. 

This got me thinking: On which biz or higher learnatoriums boards do our home-grown senators sit?

Not very many, I discovered. 

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11
Feb
Young MLA Mat has a public foot-in-mouth session

Young MLA Mat has a public foot-in-mouth session

The Public Accounts Committee. You’ll never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. Wait, that’s from Star Wars. Well, you should still be cautious in Public Accounts, especially when you’re going to engage in some mud slinging that comes back to hit you in the face.

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11
Feb

No dinner, no drinks, no dessert, just Duffy

5:01 p.m.
Arrive at Waterfront Marriott for Maritime Energy Association dinner, where embattled P.E.I. Conservative Senator Mike Duffy will deliver keystone keynote speech. It doen’t take long to notice that the energy lobbyists milling about in the hallways all have nicer clothes than me.
5:13 p.m.

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