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Board of Trade Outlook 2021, Day 1: Trudeau Keynote
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was long on the pre-election optimism—and short on details about Muskrat Falls negotiations with the province.
June 11, 2021
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The many sides of electoral reform
What are the chances the Liberal government’s electoral reform initiative will lead to the end of our first-past-the-post system?
September 20, 2016
How much do we really know about the Canadian intelligence community?
The Trudeau government is set to review the activities of Canada’s spy agencies at a time when it appears Bill C-51 has empowered many of…
Victoria H. F. Scott
August 16, 2016
The revolution has come, and the left is terrified
A massive change is underway in the west, and a fresh struggle for the soul of the middle class and the nations we call home…
August 10, 2016
Federal budget provides little hope for Innu: Chief
Innu Nation Deputy Grand Chief Simeon Tshakapesh says in light of the urgent problems in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu, the Trudeau government's first federal budget means…
April 4, 2016
Deficit crisis a chance for change
The province’s poor fiscal standing presents us with a real opportunity to discuss and debate some important policy issues, such as fair taxation, a new…
March 15, 2016
Why you need to know about the TPP
Prominent thinkers are speaking out against it and pro-democracy groups are calling for proper public consultations. But is our government listening?
January 29, 2016
Could Canada’s refugee plan help terrorist groups?
Welcoming asylum seekers into our country is both noble and necessary. But doing it wrong could have disastrous consequences.
December 8, 2015
St. John’s joins global #ClimateMarch ahead of COP21
As the global climate talks get underway in Paris, people in St. John's and across Canada are demanding climate justice.
November 28, 2015
Open letter concerning COP21 and Canada’s commitment on climate change
"We do not need more forms of unsafe extreme energy extraction such as hydraulic fracturing, or ineffective distractions such as carbon capture and storage. What…
November 23, 2015
Power and Dissent
Cynicism and the cult of Trudeau
I’m happy you’re happy, but…
November 13, 2015
Why I am still wearing a white poppy for Remembrance Day
The white poppy symbolizes grief for all victims of war, civilian as well as military, regardless of nationality. It also represents opposition to war and…
November 10, 2015
Why the NDP lost the election
It wasn't the Liberals' and New Democrats' apparent ideological shifts that resulted in #elxn42's red wave, but a return to the left could turn things…
October 25, 2015