Interview: Brandon Pardy on “Re-evaluating Labrador Governance” – Really Important News: CBC Cuts, Virgina Waters by-election, St. John’s snowclearing protests – Rogue Meteorology Weather Report: “Bermuda High” – Interview: Local writer Mona’a Malik reads from the Spring 2014 issue of Landwash and talks about the forthcoming sixth edition of local literary journal Paragon. Plus music from Harry Martin, Jacinda Beals and All The Wiles.
Why all the fuss about whether or not to grant self-determination to a distinct region? It just makes sense.
“Labrador has its own identity, independent of the island. I now fully understand and support the idea of two equal parts…”
Beyond the colourful media coverage and incriminatory political punditry that have turned Kathy Dunderdale’s resignation into the biggest story of the year, is that other story that isn’t going anywhere: reality
As the federal and provincial governments steamroll ahead with plans to dam the Lower Grand River (known as Mistashipu to many locals), individuals and aboriginal groups in Labrador are raising their voices in opposition to what many see as an appropriation of their land without fair compensation.