From Unist’ot’en to Elsipogtog to Nitassinan, NunatuKavut and Nunatsiavut — more and more of Canada’s Indigenous peoples are defending their land and rights. Jon Parsons speaks with Freda Huson of the Unist’ot’en Clan.
Indy correspondent Jon Parsons reports from Ottawa on day 2 of the Peoples Social Forum
“The four day gathering aims to create a common front among the many diverse movements fighting for rights, for justice, and for the environment.”
Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fracking Awareness Network gathered in Corner Brook Thursday to send a united message to the provincial government.
After four decades advocating for local and global social and environmental justice, Oxfam Canada has closed down its Atlantic regional office in St. John’s
Residents of St. John’s and surrounding areas are coming together to address various issues related to social and environmental justice, some of which, they say, are compounded by the province’s recent economic prosperity.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we should remember King’s message was less about peace and love and more about exposing injustice
Organizers of a new arts and social justice festival called ‘There Goes The Nayburhood’ are hoping to inspire inclusion and positive change in St. John’s.
Social Justice Co-operative aims to tackle a growing need for public policy critique and alternative ideas in the province
With a growing need for constructive dialogue about important social, political, cultural and economic issues, a group of St. John’s residents are working together to bring Cinema Politica to Newfoundland.
Do you really need to throw that out?
The use of temporary foreign workers in Bay de Verde is a problem on many levels. Our government needs to act now to ensure it doesn’t become worse.
Elder care strategy needs to be a higher priority in this province. Here’s how we can start.
As the Kony 2012 viral media sensation stokes debate, one Newfoundlander’s project seeks to challenge quick-fix attitudes
If the boom has not led to a marked increase in inequality, the same cannot be said for government policies. They markedly increased our levels of inequality.
Between 2005 and 2009 assessed incomes in Newfoundland and Labrador increased by 49%. The boom we are experiencing is without precedent in Canadian history, but it is also exceptional for a quite different reason.