The Telegram is reporting that the PC promises outlined in its election platform document or “Blue Book” will cost taxpayers $135 million. Dunderdale introduced the “New Energy” platform yesterday, hammering home a theme of fiscal responsibility. The various promises by the PC party include: a continued freeze on post-secondary education tuition; the elimination of provincial student loans in favour of needs-based grants; the undertaking a comprehensive review of emergency response services throughout the province; working with the private sector and the federal government to provide province-wide, high-speed Internet access within four years; and the introduction of a provincial fitness tax credit. Check TheIndependent.ca’s NL Election 2011 page to see the PC “Blue Book”.
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…