Don Cayo on the state of the coal industry in Nova Scotia in 1996. He says "There is no way to make everyone happy. But there is a way to get better bang for the very big bucks already committed to compensate for closing the mines. If the federal government was smart -- and I see too little evidence that it is -- it would learn a lesson from the disastrous TAGS program it implemented and then extended after the collapse of East Coast groundfish stocks in 1991."
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