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Stephen Kimber | As a new ferry sails through the same passenger-challenged, money-losing storm en route to the same subsidized disaster, should the premier still be unconditionally committed to it?
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Stephen Kimber | Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan doesn't want you to jump to conclusions. Unfortunately for him, Portland, Maine requires the Yarmouth-Portland ferry operator to submit a monthly accounting.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia has agreed to pony up $32.7 million over the next two years for two years' guaranteed use of a failed high-speed Hawaiian ferry-turned-U.S.-navy-surplus. Why?
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Stephen Kimber | The Nova Scotia government's decision to put off deciding who will run the Yarmouth-Portland ferry may have pulled the plug on any hopes the service can succeed next season -- or, perhaps, ever.
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Stephen Kimber | It was not a good week for Nova Star Cruises, the operators of the Yarmouth-Portland ferry. But it may ultimately turn out to have been an even worse week for Stephen McNeil's Liberal government.
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Stephen Kimber | The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.