While we may never have encountered a health crisis like this in our lifetimes, our ancestors did.
Our current food crisis compels us to ask: what would it take to feed the province with fresh, local cod instead of global markets?
Blinded By The Numbers? Implementing the Modernized Fisheries Act Goes Beyond Acting On What Stock Science Tells Us.
Mathematical models are not crystal balls, but they can be useful tools for thinking about epidemics and for devising strategies to fight them.
The first (but forgotten) dam on Labrador’s Grand River can tell us a lot about our province’s past—and its future.
Opposition parties and independents can float forming a coalition government as much as they want. The precedent is clear that it would not happen.
Several days after the premier’s “significant announcement,” neither the plan—or Dwight Ball’s political future—is clear.
Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest rate of food insecurity in Canada. It also has the second lowest minimum wage. These two things are connected.
We have some suggestions on how to pay for a boondoggle.
Is directly targeting offshore oil production the most effective way to fight climate change in NL? Or should we focus more energy on reducing local demand?
Owning a private motor vehicle no more accords you rights to extra public space than owning real estate accords you more votes in a general election.
Every year, money flows out of NL that could instead sustain local jobs and investment. Why not make our economy more interdependent by reducing imports?
The management of methylmercury risk at Muskrat Falls and Lake Melville shows us that colonialism is still very much alive in Canada.
Yesterday’s news is not the end of the world. But it’s a small part of a larger process: our control over Newfoundland & Labrador’s future is slipping away.
Last week, The Indy explored the reasons why young people are leaving Newfoundland and Labrador. Today, we’re exploring ideas that might bring them back.
As Newfoundland and Labrador struggles with demographic decline, its provincial government searches for answers from those who left the province behind.
Compared to pre-moratorium times, today there are fewer fish, fishers, processors, vessels, and plants. But the value of our fishery remains high.
Is there a progressive answer to how Newfoundland & Labrador’s debt could be managed while avoiding crippling austerity?
Should we be surprised that the practices fine-tuned by marauding corporations in the developing world are finally coming home to roost?
To understand how problems at Muskrat Falls arose and what might yet become of them, there is a lot to learn from Fortis’ Chalillo dam in Belize.