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What Odds at City Hall
“All spectacle and no substance”
Beyond the colourful media coverage and incriminatory political punditry that have turned Kathy Dunderdale’s resignation into the biggest story of the year, is that other story that isn’t going anywhere: reality
January 27, 2014
URN Comes Home to the LSPU Hall
Santiago Guzmán's award-winning play URN—a heartfelt drama about belonging, family, and grief—has its homecoming this week in St. John's.
June 29, 2022
What Odds at City Hall: 28 June 2022
A house on Coronation St has been ordered demolished, a Victorian Gothic home is getting a new wall, and the Pedestrian Mall opens this week.
June 28, 2022
Casting A Safety Net: Exploring Basic Income for Fisheries
During the 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress in St. John's, one panel explored the promise—and pitfalls—of a basic income for fishers.
June 23, 2022
Coming Face-to-Face with Racism
How hate-provoked graffiti brought these two racialized Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to tears—and why “doing better” is urgent.
June 21, 2022
What Odds at City Hall: 20 June 2022
Quidi Vidi Brewery is expanding with a restaurant, A&W is coming to the east end, and Hudson & Rex closes some downtown streets for filming.
June 21, 2022
Tuition Thaw, Student Debt, and the Future of Memorial
Memorial was founded to make advanced education accessible to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. That original vision is dimming. Part Three of a three-part series.
June 17, 2022
Why is Tuition Thawing Now? Following the Money at MUNL
Memorial says government forced their hand on tuition. Government says the university asked for it. What's going on at MUNL, and why? Part Two of…
June 16, 2022
Memorial’s Tuition Thaw Leaves Students in the Cold
After 22 years, Memorial University’s tuition freeze is ending. But other campus costs have been climbing for years. Part One of a three-part series.
June 15, 2022
What Odds at City Hall: 13 June 2022
One Councillor is heading to Niagara in August, July 1 plans are coming together, and 130 Aberdeen Avenue inches closer to being built.
June 14, 2022
Corner Brook’s Handling of Crematorium Protest Triggers Human Rights Complaint
Residents vow to fight the municipality over a proposed crematorium—and allege the City is violating their right to free expression.
June 10, 2022
What Odds at City Hall: 6 June 2022
Galway is getting a warehouse, the heritage by-laws are set to get spruced up, and the City has signed off on upcoming summer festival dates.
June 7, 2022
The Economics of Drag in Downtown St. John’s
The Indy shadowed some local queens to learn just how much it costs—materially, physically, and emotionally—to do drag in downtown St. John's.
June 3, 2022