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Why St. John’s Pride Banned Uniformed Police
“We need to find a medium where we can co-exist and have that kind of healthy dialogue. Without that, I question where we go from here.”
June 7, 2021
As the Climate Changes, So Does Managing Fisheries
Over 20 years ago, DFO recognized that "changes in climate cannot be ignored." Why is it taking so long to put this insight into practice?
Jenn Thornhill Verma
May 27, 2021
How Snelgrove Was Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
This verdict needs to provoke profound discussion about what we, as a society, can do to make justice more accessible for survivors of sexual assault.
May 17, 2021
Greene Report Must be Resisted: Observers
Neoliberal policies are fundamentally flawed and will make things worse.
May 11, 2021
NL Election 2021 District Focus: Terra Nova
Terra Nova has variously switched between the Liberals and PCs in the past, making this a race to watch in the last stretch of the…
March 11, 2021
Is Hindsight 20/20? Breaking Down the 2021 NL Election Saga
We break down how the provincial election has been unfolding, how other Canadian jurisdictions approached pandemic elections, and where we go from here.
February 26, 2021
Election Chaos Latest Barrier for Indigenous People in Labrador
In Labrador, the election fiasco adds another layer to the inequities imposed by a government founded on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
February 25, 2021
NL Election 2021 District Focus: Lake Melville
Lake Melville is being watched closely by all three major political parties, who see potential opportunity against independent incumbent Perry Trimper.
February 8, 2021
When “Bankruptcy” is on the Table, It’s Not a Normal Election
If the financial situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is dire—and governments don’t have actual solutions—what is likely to happen?
January 29, 2021
An Empty Lot on Eric Street Holds the Key to the City
A clash between affordable housing advocates, community gardeners, & neighbours neatly illustrates the promises and perils of urban planning in St. John’s.
December 9, 2020
Hands That Feed, Pt. 2: the Paradox of Essential Food Charity
Food charity is putting a band-aid on a deadly and insidious gangrene—which corporate power and government inaction allows to fester in our communities.
December 8, 2020
RNC Partnership May Be Over, but SHOP is Busier than Ever
"As long as sex work is criminalized then authorities have a mandate to treat sex workers as criminals. They're oversurveilled and they’re underprotected.”
December 3, 2020
Who Controls Fish Processing in Newfoundland & Labrador?
Is corporate concentration a central part of the province’s long-term strategy for the fishery? How does that benefit Newfoundlanders and Labradorians?
Jenn Thornhill Verma and Jack Daly
November 20, 2020