With the premier out of the picture, it is harder to hide the hungry abyss at the heart of Newfoundland and Labrador politics.
In his own words, Dwight Ball reflects on his resignation, achievements, and legacy as the 13th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.
An inquiry must include a forensic audit of Nalcor Energy, many argue.
An Inquiry is too important to be dragged into partisan bickering.
Some say the premier must do more to understand the lived experiences of Indigenous people and communities in this province if he is sincere about reconciliation.
Liberals’ Speech from the Throne indicates Budget 2017 will deliver more of the same.
Rising Tide Theatre strikes again in hilariously highlighting the absurdity of N.L. politics. But is it a foregone conclusion that there’s nothing we can do about the pitiful status quo?
Independent MHA Paul Lane speaks out on the ways consensus is formed and decisions are made in N.L. politics, disrupting the illusion of representative democracy in the province.
Elected officials need to step up.
Anxiety rises in Labrador as the province and Nalcor ignore recommendations from scientists and Indigenous leaders to clear dam’s reservoir and minimize the threat of methylmercury poisoning in communities downstream.
St. John’s songwriter rewrites classic Newfoundland song “The Government Game” in response to the Liberal government’s austerity budget.
“We need to stand together and show that we are more than the quaint people hanging clothes in tourist commercials.”
As residents and groups ramp up direct action efforts while resistance to austerity grows, some observers are calling for movement to embrace mutual aid.
It was published almost 40 years ago, but the People’s Commission on Unemployment report reads as if it were written today.
The Nalcor scandal is just the tip of the iceberg.
Many are hoping Liberal MHAs, with a long weekend to ponder their role in shaping the province’s future, will return to work on Tuesday with their minds made up to put their constituents before their party and land on the right side of history.
The courage of one MHA has brought the Liberals to a tipping point at precisely the moment the people of Newfoundland and Labrador have united and found their collective voice. So where’s the coverage?
The provincial government’s 2016 austerity budget has sparked province-wide outrage and politicized a “whole new generation of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians [who are] not going away.”
First Nations leaders, community groups and residents march in Corner Brook, call on Liberals to rescind austerity budget.
“You can borrow my calculator if need be
It certainly won’t show you 2 + 2 equals 3.”