Elders, land protectors speak out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.
A police services board could help address challenges facing the RNC and should be given serious consideration.
Inuk grandmother and land protector confronts premier as Nalcor delays plans to lower Muskrat Falls reservoir levels contrary to leaders’ agreement.
Province, federal government and Nalcor all have a hand in the incarceration of the Inuk grandmother and land protector, says Amnesty spokesperson.
When it comes to Inuk land protector Beatrice Hunter’s shameful treatment, everyone is trying to pass the buck — including those who bear ultimate responsibility.
“I have to be brave for her,” says 23-year-old son of Beatrice Hunter, who is described as a “family-oriented” person who would “never hurt a fly.”
Some say the premier must do more to understand the lived experiences of Indigenous people and communities in this province if he is sincere about reconciliation.
“I’ll never ever forget his face,” says Rigolet resident Emily Wolfrey, shocked by news that RCMP Cpl. Troy Bennett was named “Officer of the Year” by Crime Stoppers NL on Friday.
How the parties plan to address the province’s mental health and addiction crisis.