Archive | November, 2016

Mark Collins- Canadian Government Averting Oil Pipeline Heartbreak? Two “Yes”, One “No”

30 Nov

Further to this post, British Columbia/Alberta Hydrocarbon Heartbreak Update: Good News, Bad News the Liberals are walking a fine environment/economy tightrope and it remains to see when (if?) some…

Source: Mark Collins- Canadian Government Averting Oil Pipeline Heartbreak? Two “Yes”, One “No”

Mark Collins – New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Plane Choice Real Soon?

30 Nov

Further to these January and February posts respectively, RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Bids In: No LockMart But Embraer [links to the contending aircraft at the post] New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR: Evaluation of …

Source: Mark Collins – New RCAF Fixed-Wing SAR Plane Choice Real Soon?

Mark Collins – Blogging (and tweeting) Break, Nov. 22-29

22 Nov

Will be out of town with family and largely off-line; likely little will be put up. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds…

Source: Mark Collins – Blogging (and tweeting) Break, Nov. 22-29

Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

22 Nov

One wonders how much our government knows of these activities–note link at end of the post: An American Submarine Just Slipped Under the Arctic Ice USS ‘Seawolf’’s missions and technology are…

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

22 Nov

Further to this post, keep your eyes open during my blogging break for a week beginning tomorrow, November 22–whole lot of anonymice being sources: Cabinet could decide fighter jet plan as ea…

Source: Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

Mark Collins – A Great Book From a Romanian Jew, Mihail Sebastian: “Journal 1935–1944: The Fascist Years”

21 Nov

Further to this post, What’s an Intellectual Romanian Jew to do Before WW II? I am finishing his journal: It is an accumulation of events, thoughts and emotions that is one of the most powerful boo…

Source: Mark Collins – A Great Book From a Romanian Jew, Mihail Sebastian: “Journal 1935–1944: The Fascist Years”

Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

21 Nov

That’s the China-Pacific Partnership–a NY Times story on important talks with little public profile: China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact A toxic political war o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?