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16
May
Speaker Kevin Murphy

Speaker Kevin Murphy

The day after Alfie MacLeod got booted from the legislature by the Speaker of the House while attempting to hold Health Minister Leo Glavine’s feet to the fire on the troubling shortage of doctors in Cape Breton, the veteran Tory MLA appeared on CBC Cape Breton Mainstreet for a chat with hostess Wendy Bergfeldt.
And the fire in his belly on the issue hadn’t subsided one iota.

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02
May
Rotten, no-good, gutter trash blackmailers

Rotten, no-good, gutter trash blackmailers

If you’re looking for a quick resolution — or any resolution, for that matter — to this Steve Sampson blackmail business, don’t hold your breath.
“We don’t have any suspects,” St. Peters RCMP district commander Sgt. Mark MacPherson tells me.

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18
Apr
Nova Centre’s Joe Ramia

Nova Centre’s Joe Ramia

Argyle Developments head Joe Ramia likely takes forever to get ready in the morning.

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04
Apr
Smirking deputy minnie Paul LaFleche

Smirking deputy minnie Paul LaFleche

“We’re a bit dismayed when we read in the media that we’re very bad negotiators, and that we’ve been hosed.”
That was the lament offered by Paul LaFleche, deputy minister of transportation, after discussing the new Yarmouth ferry deal at a March 30 meeting of the government’s Public Accounts Committee.

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21
Mar
The confident Mr. MacLellan

The confident Mr. MacLellan

Given the utter shambles the project has been under successive ministers, it’s hard to foist too much blame over the Bluenose III boondoggle onto Transportation Minnie Geoff MacLellan. As for that other boat that’s not about to hit the seas any time soon? That mess is entirely Minnie Geoff’s to clean up.

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