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LETTER: Renewable Energy Strategy Must Avoid Past Mistakes
NL needs to make the right decisions now to build a truly renewable future. Deadline for public feedback on the strategy is Thursday, Nov 4.
Nick Mercer and Conor Curtis
November 3, 2021
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Let’s fight for free education
"Education is a fundamental condition of human freedom."
April 21, 2017
Press freedom a “cornerstone of a healthy democracy”
From Concerned Youth of Newfoundland and Labrador: An open letter in support of Justin Brake and the role of good journalism in a turbulent future.
March 23, 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
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
“How much do we have to give up before we say that’s enough?”
"We can take a stand --- in our presence, in our words, in our willingness to unite, in our willingness to understand why we are…
June 15, 2016
The merchant days are over
"We need to stand together and show that we are more than the quaint people hanging clothes in tourist commercials."
June 14, 2016
“Keep on marching”
"[T]his government did not concede anything out of 'caring'. They were drove to their knees by the pressure from the marchers..."
June 4, 2016
Time to take the Leap
"Canadians believe that Canada and the provinces can become world leaders in addressing climate change."
May 30, 2016
Time to slay the Muskrat Monster
"I love the fact that folks are speaking out about our lost services and our financial state, but I do feel we cannot call ourselves…
May 29, 2016