Ridley Coal

How the Government Dethroned A Crown Corporation

Joseph Soares | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Joseph Soares

Last week, the Harper Government announced that it is putting Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI), a relatively small federal Crown Corporation, up for sale. In the last early 1980s, the Trudeau government spent $250 million to build this coal terminal in the hope that coalmines would magically appear. Well, they didn't, and RTI has been a taxpayer-funded sick hole ever since.

For Sale: B.C. Coal Terminal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - Ridley Terminals Inc., a B.C. coal and bulk commodities port that politicians have said is an important piece of Canada's gateway to Asia, is...