HEBRON. Newfoundland's fourth, and largest, offshore oil production project prepares to come online twenty years after Hibernia kicked off the province's oil boom. by Greg Locke
JONATHAN MANTHORPEMarch 5, 2014 One has to wonder if American Secretary of State John Kerry, Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird and all the preened diplomats of the European Union know a colonial, expansionist power when they see one. The sound and fury
By Greg Locke Only three years after becoming Premier and two years since a decisive election victory, Kathy Dunderdale is stepping down as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s most eastern province. First elected to the province’s legislature in 2003, Dunderdale came
New work on Facts and Opinions – and selected reading and viewing from elsewhere in the week past: This week Facts and Opinions welcomed aboard Jim McNiven with his new regular column, Thoughtlines, in Commentary. In his inaugural column, Bill, Shane
International affairs columnist Jonathan Manthorpe examines the symbolism of Japanese and Indian military exercises, and their relevance to China. Excerpt: The Japanese and Indian navies are in the second of four days of joint exercises in the Bay of Bengal, an event
JONATHAN MANTHORPEDecember 20, 2013 The Japanese and Indian navies are in the second of four days of joint exercises in the Bay of Bengal, an event which neatly demonstrates the gathering storm of military preparations rumbling over Asia. The exercise is small
The sickening smell of unfulfilled vengeance hangs over fighting that broke out Sunday among rival clans in the capital of Africa’s newest nation, South Sudan — and there is an awful predictability about where it will lead, writes Jonathan Manthorpe in his
JONATHAN MANTHORPEDecember 18, 2013. The sickening smell of unfulfilled vengeance hangs over the fighting that broke out among rival clans in the capital of Africa’s newest nation, South Sudan, on Sunday and there is an awful predictability about where it will lead.
Facts and Opinions is pleased to welcome aboard Jim McNiven and to introduce his new regular column, Thoughtlines, in Commentary. In his inaugural column, Bill, Shane and Jim, McNiven tells the tale of three men who changed the modern world, from the baseball
Serendipity on the Internet: ease into the weekend with “Bird Ballet,” a gift of sound and movement by Neels Castillon, a young filmmaker in France who filmed this murmeration of starlings near Marseille. A bird ballet from Neels CASTILLON on Vimeo.