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Who's the boss?

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08.02.2020

We’re looking for the person in charge.

You know, the one with the sign on her desk that says, “The buck stops here.”

The one who makes the hard decisions, the one who says “I didn’t make the decision, but I’m the one who shoulders the responsibility.”

Unfortunately, that person is missing.

In yet another targeted hiring where it seems politics was at play, an arm’s-length Crown corporation filled a senior position — with a more than attractive pay scale — with unspecified “input” from high-level politicians.

This time, it’s former civil servant Gordon McIntosh, whose consulting firm Advance 2030 got a $366,000-a-year contract from the oil company spun off from Nalcor Energy, a contract that was taken on by the firm after its board of directors was........

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