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Dr. David Robinson

OPINION: Celebrating our election

OPINION: Celebrating our election

I have met a lot of candidates working on elections over the last half-century. Almost all of them are fine people.
OPINION: Forestry sector has a role in fighting climate change

OPINION: Forestry sector has a role in fighting climate change

Wood is not something to use and throw away or burn. It is a flow of wealth produced by our forests and a legacy we leave our children.
OPINION: Nova Scotia stems youth out-migration

OPINION: Nova Scotia stems youth out-migration

Economic development is the only long-term answer to out-migration. 
OPINION: Let’s make a deal: win-win climate change policy

OPINION: Let’s make a deal: win-win climate change policy

The truth is that there are very real gains to share. Big investments now will create jobs and new technology.
OPINION: It’s time for Northern Conservatives to unite

OPINION: It’s time for Northern Conservatives to unite

The real challenge is to increase labour demand in Northern Ontario, not supply.
OPINION: Northern Ontario needs a wood pipeline

OPINION: Northern Ontario needs a wood pipeline

The pipeline we need will not be made of Sault Ste. Marie steel. It will be a pipeline of brains and technology.
OPINION: Skipping the 20th century in the northwest

OPINION: Skipping the 20th century in the northwest

Let’s just skip the 20th century in northwestern Ontario and go directly to the 21st.
OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number three

OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number three

A community has to understand itself to develop.
OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number two

OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number two

Ontario needs Northern development, but the way it plays its major pieces is stuck in the 20th century.
OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number one

OPINION: Three wishes for the North: number one

We need something to increase the value-added from the forestry sector across the whole North.