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  1. UnFunk YourSelf

    Monday, 25 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Are you stuck? Tired of being tired? Sick of being sick? Wish you had a better relationship? Finances got you anxious? OK, great – then it’s time to UnFunk YourSelf! Would you be willing...
  2. Tara Shannon Answers: What does songwriting have to do with care planning?

    Friday, 22 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Canadian award-winning singer and songwriter Tara Shannon has released a new single called ‘Say’ in partnership with Advance Care Planning in Canada to support the #SpeakUp campaign. The Advance...
  3. What saves animals, honours the environment and is super healthy?

    Thursday, 21 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero It’s not a trick question. The answer is ORGANIC COFFEE. Did you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, therefore it has a massive impact on just about everything....
  4. Turning waste into Energy: Technology Is Advancing Us

    Tuesday, 19 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Turning waste into energy is a smart thing to do. The technology group at Wärtsilä and Vantaa Energy Ltd., a Finnish energy company, is working on a much needed feasibility study for a Power-to-Gas...
  5. Ask yourself: Will The Grand Solar Minimum Impact Us?

    Sunday, 17 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero The Grand Solar Minimum is coming up a lot in the news these days. And we are once again faced with what news story is real and what is not. Are we headed for an ice age? Or are we not? FIRST OFF:...
  6. NEWFOUNDLAND without oil will set us back decades.

    Friday, 15 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Without oil and gas this province will be hit incredibly hard for the next 20 years. The losses will be staggering! We have no idea how bad it will get, but I can assure you our youth will move away,...
  7. What has Covid-19 taught us?

    Thursday, 7 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Well, there’s the obvious answer. As the skies cleared and the animals came back, as crime decreased and care escalated, the planet healed. We also got a very dark look at how we have been living...
  8. Could Newfoundland Boom With An Offshore Land Lottery?

    Tuesday, 5 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero Covid-19 has much the world’s oil and gas industry on hold. When we stop moving, we stop using energy at the level we did. On top of a dramatic decrease in oil and gas consumption, oil prices...
  9. Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

    Friday, 1 May 2020 | by Tina Olivero When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining...
  10. Cenovus Sets Bold Sustainability Targets

    Thursday, 9 Jan 2020 | by Tina Olivero Cenovus Energy Inc. is establishing ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets to guide performance in its four ESG focus areas: Climate & greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,...
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    7 Mega-Influential Energy Leaders

    Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | by Tina Olivero Companies in the energy industry are the bedrock of society.  Why?  Simple. Because energy moves every single thing we do. There are millions of people who have spent their lives building the...
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    Newfoundland: The Land of the Portuguese King

    Tuesday, 8 Aug 2017 | by Tina Olivero In the early 1500s, both Newfoundland and Brazil had their ownership claimed by the Portuguese Crown. The Cantino Planisphere from 1502 shown below, illustrates the mapped line drawn in the Treaty of...
  13. What Makes Oil Companies Likeable?

    Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | by Diane Bégin A few years ago someone called me a hypocrite because I said I could never work for an oil and gas company. Growing up in the heart of oil and gas country – in northern Alberta – it could be a...
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    Oil Extraction & Upgrading Technology

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | by Tina Olivero Twin Hills Resources and Partners Economic and Environmental Solutions in the Oil Sands he oil and gas industry is constantly evolving and looking for new ways of being more productive and...
  15. The AW189 – AgustaWestland’s New Family Member

    Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | by Aaryn Lambert AgustaWestland aims to make the AW189 the benchmark in the medium twin-engine offshore market, as it has done with the 12- to 15-seat AW139 that has become the market leader in its class. The AW189...

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