Newspaper publisher David Black on Friday announced plans to promote a “world state” $13 billion oil refinery in Kitimat to take advantage of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline.
On Thursday in advance of the story I had an interview with him for a profile that was to run simultaneously to Gordon Hoekstra’s news report on the announcement.
For reasons of length and subject I didn’t include some quite provocative comments Black made about the publishing industry, including his view that many of the problems besetting large dailies are “self-inflicted”. However, I’ve included them here because I think they’re worth getting on the record.

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