The National Assembly in Quebec voted unanimously 117-0 to condemn Conservative leader Stephen Harper’s decision to offer a $4.2-billion guaranteed loan for the Lower Churchill project here in Newfoundland and Labrador. Quebec strongly opposes federal funding for the joint NL/NS project as it claims Ottawa had not funded Hydro Quebec projects in the past. In an effort to help Newfoundlanders forget the reasons for the ABC campaign in 2008, Harper has aggravated an already difficult situation in Quebec.
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…