Adapting to Change
The capture fishery in Atlantic Canada is currently in the early stages of radical change, mostly caused by forces outside our control.
Those forces include resources, markets, competition, currency exchange rates, labour force demographics, technology, and energy costs. In addition, non-governmental environmental groups (NGOs) continue to increase demands related to sustainability of fish catches and traceability of products, to ensure sustainability requirements are not circumvented.
Global Warming: From Change Comes Opportunity
Andy Wells appears to be a small fish in a big pond.
The always outspoken former St. John’s, Newfoundland mayor and current chairman of the N.L. Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) made headlines recently, albeit briefly, when he once again denounced the concept of greenhouse gases and global warming.
In an exchange with Nalcor CEO Ed Martin, Wells was quoted as saying “So, how bad is CO2? Do you know anybody showing up in (emergency departments) saying, ‘B’y, I’m ...