An Inquiry is too important to be dragged into partisan bickering.
Flying a flag should be a statement, not a policy.
Two words: Danny Williams.
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Nunatsiavut launches campaign in effort to prevent loss of traditional food supply and risk to Inuit health; NDP only party to back them.
With barely a week left to the provincial election, will the parties have the courage to integrate anti-racism into their platforms?
The N.L. NDP may not be the radical revolutionaries many progressives in this province would like to see, but the party’s new leader and election promises spell real, meaningful change for those who need it most.
Last Monday’s debate revealed the province’s three leaders know a lot about the problems, but are less clear on the solutions.
Ryan Cleary’s problem isn’t that he has no political principles. It’s that he’s principled to the point of pathology.
Opposites attract, except when you’re Conservative leaders speaking out on the role of public servants in politics.
With election campaigns officially and unofficially in full swing, voters are bearing witness to a multitude of promises from politicians. We’re also seeing a rising number of disingenuous statements, some bordering on the laughable.
In an era of never before seen wealth, they mismanaged our coffers and squandered our nest egg of oil revenues. Now the PC Government is deferring needed social infrastructure because, they say, we have no money.
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?
Official government projections for provincial oil royalties look bleak. We must adjust to life after the boom.
Does an outgoing regime, in its dying days, have the right to forfeit our collective future?
Groups lobbying in St. John’s this week say provinces will lose $36 billion in federal health care funding over next decade if premiers don’t pressure the Harper Government to renegotiate a new Health Accord, and that the lack of Medicare support could push Canada to a two-tiered system.
In the wake of a vote to raise tuition and residence fees for certain students attending Memorial University, the Canadian Federation of Students, its member unions and allies say they will strengthen the fight for accessible education in Newfoundland and Labrador.
With mere months to go until the federal and provincial elections, the New Democratic Party is enjoying a resurgence at both levels. Can they maintain, and even strengthen, their momentum in the weeks and months until voters go to the polls?
Remembering The Waterford, those we have lost, and the tired explanations of the past.
Why is our government so determined to hide out in the middle of the pack?