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STATEMENT: Criminal charges against Justin Brake an attack on press freedom
“If journalists fear their constitutional rights will not be recognized and respected by corporations, governments or police, then they will hesitate to cover stories such…
March 9, 2017
Rome is burning
What are we going to tell future generations who ask us what we did to solve global warming?
February 8, 2017
Dear Kellie Leitch: fear tactics will not work
Using divisive tactics, inflammatory language and nationalist rhetoric to further your proposed policies will place you firmly on the wrong side of history.
January 31, 2017
"Has regionalization been given a real chance?"
January 14, 2017
Access to education and employment key to poverty reduction
"Policies aimed at improving access to education and the ability to obtain employment complement each other in breaking the cyclical nature of poverty."
January 10, 2017
The Independent’s Top Stories of 2016
Indigenous rights and economic inequality dominated The Independent's coverage of Muskrat Falls and Budget 2016.
December 31, 2016
14 Things We Can Do Everyday To End Violence Against Women
To remember the 14 women murdered on Dec. 6, 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal, and take action to eliminate gender-based violence.
December 6, 2016
The Independent gets a grassroots boost
'Friends of The Independent' to hold inaugural meeting Wednesday in St. John's with goal of building a grassroots movement to support independent journalism in the…
November 23, 2016
Ball dodges questions on Muskrat Falls
Premier Dwight Ball lands in St. John's, dodges questions about people on hunger strike in Labrador, contradiction between Labradorians' rights and business obligations.
October 24, 2016
Municipal leaders want in on Muskrat meeting
Labrador mayors say Muskrat Falls meeting between premier and Indigenous leaders should include municipal representation.
October 23, 2016
Web developers: we need your help!
The Independent is looking for web-savvy activists and those who support the development of independent journalism in Newfoundland and Labrador.
July 23, 2016
Liberal backbenchers hold the power
"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…
July 11, 2016