We break down how the provincial election has been unfolding, how other Canadian jurisdictions approached pandemic elections, and where we go from here.
In Labrador, the election fiasco adds another layer to the inequities imposed by a government founded on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Newfoundland and Labrador may have just fumbled its way into an ultra vires election; game over on a technical foul.
“Emergency powers are still constrained by the constitution and the rule of law. It’s really hard to predict what happens next.”
“[There] would have to be an increase in the alert level before we would consider significantly delaying an election,” Chaulk tod the Independent.
Voting in the 2021 provincial election is easier—and more important—than you might think. So the Independent is here to tell you how.