An overview of the KPMG Mile One report, and breaking down an application for personal care home apartments in the East End.
We break down how the provincial election has been unfolding, how other Canadian jurisdictions approached pandemic elections, and where we go from here.
In Labrador, the election fiasco adds another layer to the inequities imposed by a government founded on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Take a moment to lean in and listen to what’s happening around the council table. The little bit of normalcy, routine, and poking fun might cheer you up.
A decision on Voting By Mail, a sketchy attempt to knight Doc O’Keefe onto the Transportation Commission, and movement on the Parish Lane Development.
The film draws parallels between the 1992 cod moratorium and the realities of modern-day Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador may have just fumbled its way into an ultra vires election; game over on a technical foul.
“Emergency powers are still constrained by the constitution and the rule of law. It’s really hard to predict what happens next.”
Prisons are a public health crisis, an epidemic of violence perpetrated on individuals and their families.
More than five hundred full-time jobs were created by the Newfoundland and Labrador film and television industry in 2019 and 2020.
“[There] would have to be an increase in the alert level before we would consider significantly delaying an election,” Chaulk tod the Independent.
Lake Melville is being watched closely by all three major political parties, who see potential opportunity against independent incumbent Perry Trimper.
This is a referendum on negotiating debt relief with the federal government. Your only choice is how much leeway to give the provincial Liberals.
“We can’t pretend that the municipal sector, with its property tax, is going to be able to afford a billion dollars over the next 10 years.”
The debates are a significant milestone in the 2021 campaign.
So-called parachute candidates can be controversial, but they can also serve important functions—and even strengthen democracy.
Voters do not have the ability to give properly informed consent so far in the 2021 election. That’s a major problem.
Find out where candidates stand on issues including the province’s changing demographics, paths forward for its troubled economy, climate change, and more.
Voting in the 2021 provincial election is easier—and more important—than you might think. So the Independent is here to tell you how.
If the financial situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is dire—and governments don’t have actual solutions—what is likely to happen?