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So Moved, St. John’s: 8 March 2021
If you are a fan of poetry, affordable housing initiatives, and/or municipal capital allocations, then you are absolutely in for a treat.
March 11, 2021
# City of St. John’s
“We’re working as if this is our time”: Sharpe
Young candidates focus on social justice, climate change and democratic reform, offering voters a new path in building a healthy and sustainable city.
September 22, 2017
Why won’t the Province pay up?
"As the capital city, St. John’s hosts a big proportion of our most important provincial facilities, but the province has chosen to pass the disproportionate…
August 17, 2017
Time to close the wage gap
Women in Newfoundland and Labrador are more likely to be university educated and substantially more employed than men in the province, yet face higher rates…
May 16, 2016
“Don’t be Trashy”: Unpacking St. John’s new recycling campaign
The City’s latest effort to encourage recycling reveals deeper issues with the way women are engaged in municipal politics and programming.
March 31, 2016
To Each Their Own
God Help Us
Flying a flag should be a statement, not a policy.
March 23, 2016
Anglican Church’s flag on government buildings galling and hypocritical
"Considering the Anglican Church's history of endorsing religious violence and its ongoing role in the suppression of gay rights, I believe it's wrong for our…
March 22, 2016
More protests planned as City responds to budget backlash
City of St. John's finance committee chair says council will consider taking grant money from other sectors to reinstate its arts investment, but residents say…
December 23, 2015
“Please, Mr. O’Keefe, Mr. Galgay, and your other sleeping friends: Resign.”
Former Great Big Sea member and small business owner Bob Hallett says homeowners and business owners in St. John's feel "abused and neglected" in the…
December 23, 2015
The State of the Arts: Fight or Flight?
The City of St. John’s recent handling of a public art installation and council’s arbitrary budget cuts to arts funding have spurred major resistance from…
December 17, 2015
City of St. John’s buries environment, again
It was only a few years ago we discovered St. John's City Council had ‘forgotten’ it’s own mandate to have an Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)…
October 27, 2015
Bike Lanes: Déjà-vu all over again
As municipalities across the country try to encourage active transportation, why does it still feel like bicycles are Public Enemy #1 in St. John’s? Robin…
May 21, 2015
“When we can bicycle, bicycle”
Cycling is good for our health, the environment, the economy, and all the cool kids are doing it. So why the hold up in making…
May 30, 2014