“I made a commitment to my people and I’m going to live and die with that commitment. I’m going to represent my people.”
An Inquiry is too important to be dragged into partisan bickering.
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.
No one likes it when taxes go up, but sometimes it’s for the best.
Years of unaffordable tax breaks for rich people have contributed to a yawning budget deficit. It’s time to reverse course.
Memorial’s strategic investments in Arctic oil pose environmental risks in the region and to the planet
Governing-by-panic is bad public policy
Observations on galactic-scale farce
Why individual and government debts are different in a very important way
Three major decisions this week to ban fracking in New York, New Brunswick and Quebec indicate what some say could be the beginning of the end for fracking in Canada and the United States
Five men—some with ties to big oil—have been appointed by a government that is heavily dependent on the fossil fuel industry and previously denied the need for an external review
In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons in the experience for the rest of the country?
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
Premier Paul Davis’ recent appointment of Judy Manning as Minister of Public Safety has sparked a healthy public discussion about parliamentary procedure and the mechanics of our democracy. It has also demonstrated just how little either of those things are actually understood.
Does Paul Davis represent a change for the Tories? A comparison of the language used by the provincial government with that of Davis during his leadership campaign provides a revealing answer
When it comes to our environment, government shows a pattern of disregard
It’s time to get away from the “election pavement” mentality and look at Ontario’s legislated 10-year-plan approach to infrastructure development
A Labour Day message from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
First in a two-part series on the provincial government’s campaign against the conservation of vulnerable species and natural areas.