Gaspe

The Theft of the Century - And Oil and Gas Exploration in Quebec

Michael Binnion | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Alberta
Michael Binnion

Some people are calling the deal that transferred exploration licenses from Hydro Quebec to two Quebec junior oil and gas companies 'the theft of the century'. The terms of the deal are private. One President said he negotiated hard to get a good deal and he was satisfied with the result. This outraged opponents. When I said on twitter it was his job to negotiate a good deal, opponents said it only showed that Questerre was arrogant also.

Why No Video?

Michael Binnion | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Alberta
Michael Binnion

You may have heard about Petrolia having troubles drilling their well in the Gaspe due to special new rules made by the municipality. It shouldn't be a surprise that a municipality decided to make its own rules. The Government of Quebec won't tell anyone how it works or what the benefits are. It's like a national secret kept securely in the vaults of the BAPE.

Idle No More Protesters Block Quebec Tracks

CBC | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Impact

Protesters supporting Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike are blocking a rail line in Quebec's Gaspé region today, in the latest demons...