The Indy’s Top 15 of 2015

See which articles and topics Independent readers cast an eye over most in 2015.

However you cut it, 2015 has been a big year for important news and events in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Tiny, the operation we are, The Independent provided some of the most insightful, timely and important coverage and commentary of the year on issues and events that matter most to the people of our province.

Have a read through our most popular articles of the past 52 weeks…

Top 15 most-read articles of 2015

1. The Liberals have failed us on Bill C-51 | Shannon Reardon | Opinion | May 23, 2015

2. Officer’s letter in Don Dunphy killing inflames controversy | Hans Rollmann | Opinion | April 13, 2015

3. Our squandered pride and prosperity | Shannon Reardon | Opinion | May 7, 2015

4. Is NL about to repeat the worst mistakes of 20 years ago? | Hans Rollmann | Opinion | March 10, 2015

5. Waterford Hospital: Closing since 1971 | Mark Gruchy | Opinion | May 7, 2015

Don Dunphy. Twitter.
The shooting death of Don Dunphy by former Premier Paul Davis’ private security detail was a top newsmaker in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2015. Many in the province are still waiting for justice for Dunphy, and for injured workers across Canada. Twitter photo.

6. The killing of Don Dunphy | Jon Parsons | Opinion | April 8, 2015

7. Stop the killing: Fatal police shootings in Canada | Tom Baird | Opinion | April 14, 2015

8. How I remember Ron | Colleen Power | Opinion | Nov. 25, 2015

9. “You have to change your Ode to Newfoundland”: Mi’sel Joe | Justin Brake | News | Feb. 12, 2015

10. Crisis in Labrador West: boom, bust, repeat | Jon Parsons and Arn Keeling | News | June 1, 2015

11. Quebec students are fighting for you | Jon Parsons | Opinion | March 27, 2015

12. Racism alive and well in St. John’s | Megan Dyson | Letters | Oct. 1, 2015

13. A feminist way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2015 | Orla Hegarty | Opinion | Feb. 11, 2015

14. Neoliberalism is destroying Canada: Former NDP leader | Justin Brake | News | Oct. 14, 2015

15. Trans March in St. John’s “an important radical act” | Hans Rollmann | News | July 26, 2015

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