University and college students in Newfoundland and Labrador are taking to social media ahead of provincial budget to make case for well-funded higher learning.
A Corner Brook man and a few of his co-workers from Alberta are leading a new national initiative to retrain tradespeople working in the hurting fossil fuel industry to help lead Canada’s transition to a low carbon economy.
Innu Nation Deputy Grand Chief Simeon Tshakapesh says in light of the urgent problems in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu, the Trudeau government’s first federal budget means Labrador Innu will be “left out in the cold again for the next four years.”
Organizers say members of the Black community and their allies will continue to demand an end to anti-Black racism and police brutality.
Amelia Reimer, one of the province’s most vocal advocates for Indigenous rights, fields questions about missing and murdered Indigenous women, residential schools, and the path toward reconciliation in N.L.
Divest MUN says decision by university’s Board of Regents to strike an advisory committee to study the question of fossil fuel divestment is a “positive sign”.
A recent vote in Parliament to condemn support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel reveals Canada’s new Liberal government is fundamentally aligned with Stephen Harper and the Tories on Israel and Palestine, say critics.
Following concerns from members of the Mi’kmaq community, the Stephenville Figure Skating Club says it will not outfit its young skaters in costumes depicting Indigenous people and members of other marginalized groups. But the club has not acknowledge any problems with images shared in its Facebook group.
MUN professor takes aim at consumer capitalism for its role in the ecological and climate crises, draws inspiration from Pope Francis in leading a local initiative to start “a new conversation” about ecology and sustainability.
Stephen Augustine, a Hereditary Chief on the Mi’kmaq Grand Council, says a new free online course he is teaching from Cape Breton University about Mi’kmaq history and culture presents an important opportunity for those exploring their Mi’kmaq heritage and identity.
City of St. John’s finance committee chair says council will consider taking grant money from other sectors to reinstate its arts investment, but residents say that’s not good enough.
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The City of St. John’s recent handling of a public art installation and council’s arbitrary budget cuts to arts funding have spurred major resistance from artists in Canada’s most colourful and creative city. Some say decision-makers’ disregard for the arts could prompt artists to leave Newfoundland altogether.
People in St. John’s rally in support of refugees, against racism and bigotry.
Nunatsiavut launches campaign in effort to prevent loss of traditional food supply and risk to Inuit health; NDP only party to back them.
How the parties plan to address the province’s mental health and addiction crisis.
As the global climate talks get underway in Paris, people in St. John’s and across Canada are demanding climate justice.
There’s a lot to be cynical about in light of the way politics is done these days. But, just before voters head to the polls in Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2015 general election, a new party has emerged to offer some words of encouragement and let us know there may be a fourth option in 2019.
Students’ Union praises move, says province’s only university is setting an example for other public buildings and spaces in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Members of Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation head to the polls on Friday to elect a new chief and council to lead the large, landless band through the next three years, which candidates expect will be difficult.