Ocean Choice International is lobbying the government to accept its plan to reduce regulatory requirements on processing in order for it to provide nearly 400 additional jobs for the plant in Fortune (on land and offshore) and now the town is ratcheting up the pressure as well. “We wanted to press on the minister the importance of this proposal and of accepting it, perhaps with some conditions, but it’s important for the future of the plant in Fortune and indeed the whole town,” Mayor Charles Penwell told the CBC. “If this is rejected and OCI pulls out, they might not only pull out of Marystown but Fortune as well,” Penwell said.
CBC Radio interviews Indy editor Hans Rollmann
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
Rollmann's recent column "Owning up to a Big problem" struck a chord with many in Labrador, and on the island as well.
CO2 levels rise to unprecedented highs in human history
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 4, 2013 July 15, 2022
For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) reached a concentration of 400 parts per million in early May. But the mainstream…
Penashue dodges CBC reporter’s question … again
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● April 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
On March 5 CBC reporter Peter Cowan asked former Labrador MP Peter Penashue how donation errors were made in his 2011 campaign. Penashue dodged the…