With oil prices falling and budget deficits growing, a carbon tax is the smartest way to deal with the province’s fiscal crisis.
A debate has erupted over how many seats should be elected to our legislature. What does a comparison with national trends tell us about the issue?
Cost overruns and a collapse in oil prices have seriously undermined the case for building Muskrat Falls
In less than two years, the Newfoundland and Labrador public sector has shrunk by more than a fifth its size in late 2012. Where did all the jobs go?
The price of electricity is going to rise even more than we thought
The Progressive Conservatives have only one year left in power. Here is how they can avoid spending the next decade in the political wilderness.
Using data from the Indy’s questionnaire, we highlight candidates’ positions on polarizing issues.
Concern about moose on the highway is overblown. Here’s why.
Some recent reports of rising crime rates in St. John’s are misleading because they neglect to account for some important facts…
Not everyone is benefiting from the province’s strong economy. Here are a few things to consider as we ask why middle-aged workers, particularly those outside the capital region, are being left behind.
Marijuana legalization is starting to look inevitable, but how long will we have to wait?
It’s time to take a look at our swelling public sector as the provincial government gets ready to deliver its budget on Tuesday.
Why the skyrocketing cost of housing in St. John’s is a problem for everyone in the province.
We’re losing young people, our population is aging, and many, including the premier, are concerned about the future of our province. Here’s a look at some numbers and a suggestion on how to address the problem.
The debate continues…