Brian McLaughlin
A Maritime-Canadian freelance writer/humorist/political essayist, Brian McLaughlin has researched and/or written extensively on politics, education, economic development, energy (oil, electricity, gas), as well as on alternative technology, industry and contemporary business issues. His research and articles have appeared in local, regional, national and international publications (The Daily Gleaner, Telegraph Journal (NB Reader), The Guardian and Journal Pioneer (PEI), Atlantic Business and Natural Resources magazines, Atlantic Progress and National Fisherman magazines; plus Energy Exchange magazine (Canadian Geographic Enterprises). His commentaries/blogs have garnered '5-Star Accolades' from independent reader surveys.

Entries by Brian McLaughlin

New Brunswick's Curse Of Economic Malaise

(8) Comments | Posted May 17, 2017 | 12:58 PM

Nova Scotia has finally broken free from the unwelcome eastern Canadian label of being recognized as one of the Siamese twins of the Maritime Provinces' reputation of fiscal ineptitude.

However, it's the "picture province" to its northern boundaries, New Brunswick that continues its...

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O'Leary's Free-Market Chauvinism Doesn't Reflect Canadian Values

(72) Comments | Posted April 3, 2017 | 10:03 AM

We're almost two months away from the Conservative Party of Canada leadership convention, and what are Canadians and the official federal Opposition party to make of the bombastic blast from the CBC's past, Kevin O'Leary?

There's lots to consider.

kevin oleary
Conservative leadership candidate...

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