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Muskrat Falls cofferdam leaks could be worse than Nalcor is admitting
Photo obtained by The Independent reveals what one hydroelectric engineering expert says is a “very serious” problem for Nalcor and subcontractors working on the site.
November 18, 2016
A Measured Opinion
Puddister’s Preposterous Pedway Plan
Politicians have fixated on a silly solution to a real problem.
September 29, 2015
Learning from “leadgate”
Memorial University’s decision to close when faced with the possibility of lead in its drinking water was entirely sound. Now that the immediate risks have…
August 11, 2015
Mum's the Word
Free-range parenting? Tough choices for the modern parent
Can our desire to protect our children wind up stifling their growth?
May 18, 2015
Biking: to helmet or not to helmet?
Why the government is wrong to make cycling without a helmet illegal, even though I (almost) always wear one when I rides a bike.
December 15, 2014
Mandatory helmet law misguided
Proponents of mandatory helmets have good intentions, but the policy can produce more negative outcomes than good.
Sara Rich Dorman
December 15, 2014
To Each Their Own
It’s a free-for-all! And it’s got to stop
The effects of down-sizing and deregulation on safety are destructive, and they're finally hitting home.
July 16, 2013
View From The Mainland
No signal. No safety.
Increasing safety on the Trans Labrador Highway is a crucial issue
April 13, 2012
Former NB Liberal leader tapped to investigate drilling impact
August 30, 2011
Wells calls again for offshore safety agency
August 16, 2011
Hang On a Sec
ATV death season
Legislators have to get tough with manufacturers. Because the drivers can't seem to save themselves.
June 17, 2011