A police services board could help address challenges facing the RNC and should be given serious consideration.
Thirty years after the first edition was published, and 20 years after the last, ‘A Woman’s Almanac’ is back to document the diversity of struggles and achievements by women in Newfoundland and Labrador.
An independent appointments commission, as it’s currently proposed, will do more to mask existing problems than actually solve them.
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 that’s not good enough.
Students’ Union praises move, says province’s only university is setting an example for other public buildings and spaces in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Given the federal and provincial elections upon us, politicians’ appearances at community events like the St. John’s Pride Parade are inevitable. But is it sincere, and not just for good public relations and votes?
Amid urgent calls for new mental health facilities and implementation of the ‘recovery model’ of mental healthcare in N.L., people and groups continue to explain the problems and solutions to policy-makers, who have been saying for decades the hospital is coming “soon”.
With youth homelessness rates higher than the national average and growing, advocates say Newfoundland and Labrador urgently needs a binding and actionable provincial plan to eliminate the problem.
Dozens marched through the streets of St. John’s Saturday to protest Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative government’s impending anti-terror legislation, Bill C-51
A sea change in the province’s mental health movement indicates unprecedented momentum
The House of Assembly proceedings of Jan. 21 weren’t only a win for democracy, they were a victory for the thousands province wide who don’t have access to adequate mental health care services and want to see meaningful change
Groups launch Community Coalition for Mental Health in St. John’s, call for government action and a strategy to deal with province’s mental health crisis
Hundreds gathered in St. John’s Wednesday to share stories and concerns around the state of mental health services in the province
The Independent’s new radio show will stream Sunday evenings at 8 p.m. at keepstation.ca
As the 2014 Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, communities across Canada and the world speak out against Russia’s anti-gay laws
Is ‘governing through silly’ the new order of the day?
Amidst mounting tension on Confederation Hill and throughout the province, the Dunderdale administration is seeing the backlash to its own austerity program. Current efforts to manage dissent are being met with growing resistance. In whose hands does the future of Newfoundland and Labrador reside?
Photographer Susan Morrissey Wyse was at NDP headquarters as the election results rolled in.