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“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
What Odds at City Hall: 18 October 2021
The new council awards contracts for work, including cleanup after Hurricane Larry—plus, the city experiences some technical difficulties.
October 19, 2021
What Odds at City Hall: 12 October 2021
The new council gets sworn in and down to business: approving funding, rezoning a lot on Kenmount Road, and closing streets for filming.
October 15, 2021
Calls Mount for Province to Plug Leaking Shoal Point Oil Wells
The Province has documented oil leaks in the Gulf of St. Lawrence since asking the federal government for $1 million to stop the pollution four…
October 14, 2021
Province, Feds Squabble Over $1M Oil Leak Cleanup
In 2017, Siobhan Coady asked the federal government to pick up tab on leaking abandoned oil wells on Shoal Point.
October 5, 2021
Progressive Dreams Deferred in 2021 St. John’s City Election
Ophelia Ravencroft makes history in Ward 2, while a seven-way race in the At-Large field sees all incumbents—plus Ron Ellsworth—re-elected.
September 29, 2021
Here Comes the Fuzz? Candidates Float More Police
Some city council candidates are calling for more policing in St. John's, but community organizers say 'more' is not necessarily 'better'.
September 27, 2021
Mount Pearl Municipal Election 2021: Councillors
We asked Mount Pearl council candidates questions about why they’re running, the issues facing the city, and what they want to do about them.
September 25, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 21 September 2021
Wherein: Wally Collins keeps a lonely vigil; heritage standards are both weightless and onerous; we get a new holiday on September 30th; and a reminder…
September 24, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 13 September 2021
Two weeks out from the city election, St. John's adopts new heritage by-laws—which are then immediately ignored by council, for some reason.
September 15, 2021
St. John’s City Election 2021: At-Large
We asked At-Large candidates a dozen questions about why they’re running, the issues facing the city, and what they want to do about them.
September 14, 2021
St. John’s City Election 2021: Mayor
We spoke to Mayor Danny Breen about his acclamation, issues facing the incoming council, priorities for the new term, and regionalization.
September 13, 2021
St. John’s City Election 2021: Deputy Mayor
We spoke to Deputy Mayor Sheilagh O'Leary about her acclamation, the issues facing the incoming council, and her priorities for the new term.
September 13, 2021