Third time’s the charm for Stephen Harper, as his third government has been elected – and Canadians have delivered to him a majority. “Slow and steady” had been the party’s mantra during the campaign, and that message resonated with Canadians. The political landscape was redefined in an election that will be long remembered. A surging NDP contributed to what seemed to be the perfect storm for the Liberal party, who had their worst ever election showing and were usurped as the official opposition party. The Bloc Quebecois were reduced to all but 4 seats in ‘la belle province’, and Elizabeth May became the first elected Member of Parliament for her Green Party. The Conservatives vow to move quickly on their agenda, and can make good on that promise free of a minority situation. Stay tuned to TheIndependent.ca for further analysis.
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…