Bell Island residents are demanding that the provincial government find a solution to restore confidence in the breakdown-prone ferry service back and forth between the island and the bigger island – namely a new ferry. There are two vessels currently make the rounds, however the ferries currently in use have been breaking down regularly and providing what Wabana Mayor Gary Gosine describes as long delays. During the last two weeks, some residents were at the dock by 4 a.m. to ensure they could be at work before 9 a.m., he said.
CBC Radio interviews Indy editor Hans Rollmann
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
Rollmann's recent column "Owning up to a Big problem" struck a chord with many in Labrador, and on the island as well.
CO2 levels rise to unprecedented highs in human history
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 4, 2013 July 15, 2022
For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) reached a concentration of 400 parts per million in early May. But the mainstream…
Penashue dodges CBC reporter’s question … again
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● April 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
On March 5 CBC reporter Peter Cowan asked former Labrador MP Peter Penashue how donation errors were made in his 2011 campaign. Penashue dodged the…