How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in Canada

Here’s how BC decreased the number of AIDS cases in the province by 88%

How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in CanadaDownload How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in Canada By Julio Montaner Director British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Ryan Meili Expert Advisor EvidenceNetwork.ca VANCOUVER, BC, and SASKATOON, SK, Mar 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Canadians are rightly proud of the universal coverage provided by our national healthcare system. Sadly, there are…

We should have seen a collapse in oil prices coming

Back in the ’80s, the Saudis also pulled the plug after their market share was threatened

We should have seen a collapse in oil prices comingDownload We should have seen a collapse in oil prices coming VICTORIA, BC, Feb 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The Los Angeles Times headline reads, “Oil Glut, Price Collapse Spreads Across World Economies: As producers squirm, other nations rejoice”. That headline describes the current situation perfectly, but it appeared on March 2, 1986; almost three…

Low oil prices reaching a tipping point

Cuts in production and investment will lead to much higher prices by end of decade

Low oil prices reaching a tipping pointPurchase Low oil prices reaching a tipping point RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says oil production is expected to drop by more than 100,000 bpd this year because of slumping oil prices. In fact, Cenovus Energy, Canada’s second-largest oil producer, is reportedly cutting capital expenditure…

Oil provinces aren’t fazed by adversity

Their short-term future may be uncertain, but in the long run they’ll be all right

Oil provinces aren’t fazed by adversityPurchase this PREMIUM content for your publication or website. CALGARY, AB, Jan 8, 2015/ Troy Media/ - This holiday, I stopped in to visit some former colleagues at the newspaper in Windsor, a city that has had more than its share of hard knocks as Canada’s resource-driven loonie has accelerated the decline of manufacturing. What…

Corrupt politicians should lose their pensions

Saskatchewan should emulate an MP’s proposed bill to strip federal politicians of their pensions if caught committing a serious crime

Corrupt politicians should lose their pensionsREGINA, SK, May 7, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Some companies spend a lot of money researching their competitors in order to copy their best ideas. This practice is viewed as necessary in order to stay relevant and solvent. Unfortunately, we don’t see enough of this when it comes to our governments. When one government comes…

Demand for crude oil slowing

But output continues to increase

Demand for crude oil slowingRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Apr 22, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Demand growth for crude oil will average 1.29 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2014, 60,000 bpd lower than its previous forecast, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest Oil Market Report. Demand growth in China is also slowing. "A slowdown in Chinese oil demand…

Canada’s energy advantage

Environmental groups fail to grasp the importance of the Energy East pipeline to both Canada and world economic stability

Canada’s energy advantageEDMONTON, AB, Mar 20, 2014/ Troy Media/ - The Council of Canadians, Ecology Action Centre, Environmental Defence and Equiterre recently released a study on the impact of the Energy East pipeline. They argued that only 122,000 barrels per day of the total 1.1 million barrel per day pipeline capacity would be used domestically and concluded…
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