We really appreciate that Peter Mackay has a Winter Emergency Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, but it looks a little choppy.
Now that we’ve had some time to relish in Harper’s defeat, let’s look at some of Justin Trudeau’s promises so that we can hold the Liberal Party to account as they implement their “Real Change”.
As politicians bid for votes in the last few days of a seemingly endless election campaign, it deserves to be asked: Is winning the best measure of leadership?
With election campaigns officially and unofficially in full swing, voters are bearing witness to a multitude of promises from politicians. We’re also seeing a rising number of disingenuous statements, some bordering on the laughable.
“Canada can move toward a ‘brave new world’ in the 21st century with the election of an NDP Government, one that I believe will be more caring, that will look after the vulnerable in our society and protect Canada’s stature internationally.”
“Every Canadian should be concerned about the sweeping implications and potential overreach contained in [Bill C-51],” says an organizer of St. John’s demonstration, which is part of a nationwide day of action to protest the Harper government’s proposed anti-terrorism laws
Why would former Premier Kathy Dunderdale announce that there was an agreement if it was not a done deal? And how on earth does the current Premier expect people to rally behind the overdone “Ottawa is evil” political tactic?
It’s time to put an end to conservative ideology in Canadian politics, which has been stoking the fires and serving the rich
The Peace Pledge Union asks people to wear a white poppy to symbolize their commitment to working for “the removal of all causes of war.” It’s an appeal Canadians should remember this year more than ever.
“Not so,” says the Canada Revenue Agency
A tale of sexism, denial, and totally justifiable public outcry
The federal government is engaged in five major “free trade agreements” that threaten the degree of control Canadians have over their land, resources, freedom and future
With the “Fair Elections Act” the federal Conservatives may have the trump, but they’re not playing with a full deck
Featuring interviews with Avalon MP Scott Andrews about the ‘Fair Elections Act’, CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas about federal Employment Insurance legislation, and Denise Cole of the Labrador Safe Alliance, Robyn Noseworthy from The ‘Out’port Magazine and St. John’s Pride Inc. President Taylor Stocks on how educated and accepting we are of gender equality and LGBTQ rights in Newfoundland & Labrador
As the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada continues to rise at an alarming rate, people, human rights groups and politicians strengthen the call for a national public inquiry
With its back to the wall, will Canada’s public broadcaster stand up to a government that is tightening its grip on the network’s freedom? Or should ‘friends’ intervene?
The effects of down-sizing and deregulation on safety are destructive, and they’re finally hitting home.
Unresolved concerns over Peter Penashue’s 2011 campaign financing may undermine the integrity of the federal democratic process in Labrador as voters go to the polls.
A critical analysis of the Harper government’s behavioural patterns reveals two possibilities: it’s either an enormous coincidence or the Conservative Party of Canada is staging its own production of 1984.