N.B. Gas Stations Protest Fixed Prices

Posted on Wednesday, July 12 at 13:58 by RPW
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2006/07/11/nb-gasprotest.html Commentary: The federal government, the provincial governments, and the oil companies all make Very Large Profits (VLP) from the extraction, refining, and distribution of petroleum products. In fact, the profits are so very large that the GDP is skewed considerably, with indications all reading that "times are good" in this nation of ours. Why then, do there exist what can only be called "fall guys" in this so-called "best of times"? And especially in the oil & gas business? With the likes of Alberta reaping VLPs, and being matched by the feds' take from the O&G "business" (is it REALLY a business when profits are a slam-dunk?), why are there businesses in this particular hydro-carbon chain that are losing money?

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