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The Dirty Politics Behind Cleaning NL’s Dirty Water
Supporting a fiscally irresponsible P3 “solution” for wastewater defers true costs and make immediate budgets look more ‘responsible.’ Is that a temptation?
September 18, 2019
Mount Pearl declares right to a healthy environment
The province's second-biggest community has joined St. John's and more than 70 other municipalities Canada-wide in acknowledging its residents' right to clean air, water and…
August 13, 2015
Confronting the Climate Crisis
Renewables: the nexus between climate change and the economy
As governments around the world are undergoing a paradigm shift by decarbonizing their economies and moving into the clean renewable era, Canada is on the…
August 10, 2015
St. John’s proclaims right to a healthy environment
The NL capital joins Blue Dot movement and becomes first municipality east of Quebec to recognize its residents' right to clean air, water and soil.
June 2, 2015
Climate action won’t involve move from oil: Premier
Following a premier's climate summit in Québec City earlier this week, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis says his government cares about mitigating climate change…
April 18, 2015
A Measured Opinion
Stop the killing: Fatal police shootings in Canada
Too many people are killed by police in Canada. Here is what we should do to change that.
April 14, 2015
An International Women’s Day reflection
There are a lot of unhappy facts to face when it comes to gender equality. But there is also hope.
March 10, 2015
To Each Their Own
Lament for a donut
What donuts can teach us about Canadian nationalism, neoliberal globalization, and hope for the future
February 24, 2015
Cutting through the spin on CETA
CETA: What government doesn’t want you to know about ISDS lawsuits
Opposition to CETA is increasingly focusing on the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) section. What’s at stake for citizens?
February 10, 2015
On the place of work
The place of work shapes our lives, by its presence as well as its absence
February 5, 2015
A Measured Opinion
The time for a carbon tax is now
With oil prices falling and budget deficits growing, a carbon tax is the smartest way to deal with the province’s fiscal crisis.
February 2, 2015
Citizenship and aboriginal children
Why forcing medical treatment on aboriginal Canadians isn’t as simple as forcing it on other Canadians, but we should probably do it anyway
November 24, 2014
Home and Away
As Canadian as I can be
What makes a national stereotype? And if we don’t live up to them, how can we expect others to?
November 14, 2014