John Barritt http://www.royalgazette.com John Barritt en-us The dialogue of the deaf continues People are looking for answers, Mr Editor, and when people want answers they start by asking questions. Hmmn, questions. Fair enough. On the Hill in the House, there is a parliamentary version Question Period. A fair chunk of time is set aside each morning, our representatives meet to give members an opportunity to question Ministers of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/COLUMN01/140829919&source=RSS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140822/COLUMN01/140829919&source=RSS People are looking for answers, Mr Editor, and when people want answers they start by asking questions. Hmmn, questions. Fair enough. On the Hill in the House, there is a parliamentary version Question Period. A fair chunk of time is set aside each morning, our representatives meet to give members an opportunity to question Ministers of. .. Election promises should be costed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140815/COLUMN01/140819817/AR/0/AR-140819817.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> This is one for the books, Mr. Editor. Literally. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick the Progressive Conservative Government there brought in legislation that requires the government of the day to provide voters with a fiscal update of public finances 60 days before an election, and further that all political parties contesting the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140815/COLUMN01/140819817&source=RSS Fri, 15 Aug 2014 02:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140815/COLUMN01/140819817&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140815/COLUMN01/140819817/AR/0/AR-140819817.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> This is one for the books, Mr. Editor. Literally. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick the Progressive Conservative Government there brought in legislation that requires the government of the day to provide voters with a fiscal update of public finances 60 days before an election, and further that all political parties contesting the. .. Twisted words of political double-speak T amp A, Mr Editor, transparency and accountability, are the key to good governance. Both words are bandied about frequently by those in and out of politics, myself included. The two principles are, we are told, the dynamic duo to democracy, the Batman and Robin if you will, that can set things right or, on the other hand, the one-two. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/COLUMN01/140739996&source=RSS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140730/COLUMN01/140739996&source=RSS T amp A, Mr Editor, transparency and accountability, are the key to good governance. Both words are bandied about frequently by those in and out of politics, myself included. The two principles are, we are told, the dynamic duo to democracy, the Batman and Robin if you will, that can set things right or, on the other hand, the one-two. ..