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Anglican Church’s flag on government buildings galling and hypocritical

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“Considering the Anglican Church’s history of endorsing religious violence and its ongoing role in the suppression of gay rights, I believe it’s wrong for our secular governments to align themselves with this organization.”

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A case for increased investment in the art and artists of Newfoundland and Labrador

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“Investing in the arts is sound practice in maintaining both the financial and spiritual health of our people.”

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We must stand up to Muskrat and those forcing it on us

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“We need to gather in mass numbers and demand that justice be served.”

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Let’s talk about Bell

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“This type of corporate fundraising has become necessary because as a society we are underfunding and undervaluing public services and community organizations.”

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Lessons from the Upper Churchill contract

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“Our best hope for a better deal is to argue, in the court of Canadian public opinion if not in the court of law, that the contract is undemocratic.”

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A plan for the Liberals?

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“The time is ripe for real change in Newfoundland and Labrador.”

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Continuation of Muskrat Falls abusive and neglectful

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“The time for excuses is gone. The time for action is now.”

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Oil prices will rise as they have before

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In response to Shannon Reardon’s May 7 column, “Our squandered pride and prosperity”.

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We will never have better than we demand

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“All is well for western profiteers when their media and politicians can get us quibbling among ourselves over jobs and who gets a better pension.”

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“Please, Mr. O’Keefe, Mr. Galgay, and your other sleeping friends: Resign.”

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Former Great Big Sea member and small business owner Bob Hallett says homeowners and business owners in St. John’s feel “abused and neglected” in the wake of city council’s municipal budget. He is calling for the mayor and councillors’ resignation.

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Christmas at Choices for Youth

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“Thirty percent of the homeless population in St. John’s are between the ages 16-24. For them, and for many others, the holidays are not a happy time — they’re a reminder of being in a position of extreme vulnerability.”

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“Shame on you, each and every one.”

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“I urge you to repeal these cuts immediately. If you do, I would be more than happy to continue in my current position as poet laureate. If you do not, then you cannot pretend to be the sort of city that deserves a poet laureate anyway.”

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How I remember Ron

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“I will remember Ron’s strengths. His powerful way of making someone else feel accepted. His encouragement. His amazing ability to turn words into vivid mental pictures.”

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Open letter concerning COP21 and Canada’s commitment on climate change

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“We do not need more forms of unsafe extreme energy extraction such as hydraulic fracturing, or ineffective distractions such as carbon capture and storage. What we need are real climate and economic solutions, green economies, and renewable energy.”

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A Tribute to Ron Hynes

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“I couldn’t believe that, here was Ron Hynes changing my guitar strings in my house, right before my eyes!”

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Musicians to make Hynes’ Nov. 26 gig at The Ship a memorial

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“We invite you to come remember the Man of a Thousand Songs…”

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In addition to Paris, what about those in Beirut and Baghdad?

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“Every person, no matter where they are, deserves to be heard.”

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Lest we forget, let’s put an end to war

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We are right to remember those we have lost to war. But we owe it to them, to ourselves, and to future generations to abolish warfare once and for all.

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