The Premier also made some strong remarks yesterday with reference to the reform of Canada’s Senate. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative government is planning to introduce legislation in the coming year to allow provinces to elect their own Senators and to limit the time in which a Senator can serve. The changes would require that the provinces agree to them. Kathy Dunderdale says she agrees in principle with the legislative reform but wants approval from the electorate before calling such a vote. In her opinion, if someone is going to represent the province, that person should have “the blessing of the people”.
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…