During the federal election campaign the Liberals were patient and stayed out of the gutter, and delivered a positive message — which is what Canadians wanted.
“I’m going on my third year living in St. John’s, and I’ve never been so hesitant to let people I meet know where and who I come from.”
“As they come looking for your vote, I beg you to please engage, ask questions, demand answers and stick around for the accountability!”
“Canada can move toward a ‘brave new world’ in the 21st century with the election of an NDP Government, one that I believe will be more caring, that will look after the vulnerable in our society and protect Canada’s stature internationally.”
Government’s failure to negotiate a settlement with residential school survivors from this province is discriminatory, says Labrador residential school survivor William Flowers.
N.L. fracking review panelist Maurice Dusseault gave a funny — and awkward — speech at Memorial University recently.
Environment and Conservation Minister Dan Crummell is downplaying oil pollution in Port au Port Bay and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Unfortunately, for parents with children on the spectrum, in Newfoundland and Labrador your child’s development and future hinge on your ability to foot the bill for help.
“People feel that they can’t safely disclose to anyone the violence that they have experienced and repress it, try to live with it, internalize it, blame themselves for it, and learn that it’s how the world is and it’s what they deserve, until that kind of internal toxicity becomes too much to bear.”
What if the decision to allow “fracking” is made for Newfoundland and Labrador, and the scientists, the people who have already been adversely affected, the cities, provinces/states and countries that have banned it, were right?
“I am not the model citizen and do not profess to be. But I do know we cannot continue down this path of destruction…”
If health, safety and environmental protection are main considerations on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, as stated by the Department of Natural Resources and the provincial government, then why is it we so rarely, if at all, see media releases pertaining to hydraulic fracturing from the premier, the environment minister, and the health minister?
Government cuts in the 90s forced the RNC Association to choose between job cuts or reducing two-person patrols to one-person patrols.
Private interests wanting to develop natural resources need to do more than “consult” with local residents — they need locals’ consent and approval
If we’re looking to BC for carbon tax ideas, we should consider that province’s tax is revenue neutral and phased in over time
“When it comes to politics, we need more Lorraine Michaels, in the House of Assembly and on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.”
“We have to stop believing that the way to make a living is through mega projects.”
Why would former Premier Kathy Dunderdale announce that there was an agreement if it was not a done deal? And how on earth does the current Premier expect people to rally behind the overdone “Ottawa is evil” political tactic?
“Christmas is both sacred and secular.”
The Muskrat Falls alternative—conservation and demand side management—is more job intensive, employs Newfoundland and Labrador residents almost exclusively, and saves money for ratepayers, government and industry.