Photo by Justin Brake.
Some municipalities in France have banned the 'burkini'. Photo by bellmon1 / Flickr.
In the wake of Budget 2016 local artists like Liz Solo have created works that harness their outrage. Twitter.
A Queen Bee is surrounded by her royal attendants. Photo by Lisa McBride.
Illustration by Victoria H. F. Scott.
Photo by Justin Brake.

Planning by a thousand cuts

After too many years of arbitrary budget cuts, it’s time to put some serious thought into our wildlife...

Some municipalities in France have banned the 'burkini'. Photo by bellmon1 / Flickr.

The ‘burkini’: What will you be wearing to the beach this season?

When women are fined for what they wear, there...

In the wake of Budget 2016 local artists like Liz Solo have created works that harness their outrage. Twitter.

Why do we love hard times so much?

The “we’ll come through this” mantra is not helpful for those expecting organization, protest, and...

A Queen Bee is surrounded by her royal attendants. Photo by Lisa McBride.

Bringing home the bees

Honey bees need our help, and Newfoundland is one of the last places on Earth where they can...

Illustration by Victoria H. F. Scott.

How much do we really know about the Canadian intelligence community?

The Trudeau government is set to review the...

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Web developers: we need your help!

By: | July 23, 2016

The Independent is looking for web-savvy activists and those who support th...

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Mad Pride arrives on the Rock

By: | July 11, 2016

Group launches initiative to celebrate madness and advocate for experience-...

Sunday marked Amanda White of St. John's and Julia Bouzan of Grand Falls-Windsor's first Pride parade as a couple. “It just shows that we can be ourselves and we’re accepted here in St. John’s, and everywhere else where they have Pride," White said. Photo by Justin Brake.

“Pride is political”

By: | July 10, 2016

St. John's Pride Week festival and parade have grown "exponentially" in rec...

OPINION

Planning by a thousand cuts

By: | August 29, 2016

After too many years of arbitrary budget cuts, it’s time to put some seri...

The ‘burkini’: What will you be wearing to the beach this season?

By: | August 29, 2016

When women are fined for what they wear, there is no freedom of choice....

Why do we love hard times so much?

By: | August 24, 2016

The "we’ll come through this" mantra is not helpful for those expecting o...

LETTERS

Liberal backbenchers hold the power

From: Paul Lane
July 11, 2016

“If 10 or more of you get together as a united group you have the power to demand change to this horrible budget. If cabinet is unwilling to act, cross the floor and form the Official Opposition.”

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Indy Editor Justin Brake’s interview on CBC Radio’s Labrador Morning

Indy Editor Justin Brake’s interview on CBC Radio’s Labrador Morning

By: | February 14, 2015

Justin Brake talks about #GoIndy2015 and why independent journalism and ind...

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By: | February 12, 2015

"I want an Independent media for myself and for my children, to help them l...

Peter Willie Youngtree’s #GoIndy2015 Pledge Song

Peter Willie Youngtree’s #GoIndy2015 Pledge Song

By: | February 10, 2015

St. John's songwriter Peter Willie Youngtree pens a tune for #GoIndy2015...

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