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Amnesty International investigating Beatrice Hunter’s incarceration
Province, federal government and Nalcor all have a hand in the incarceration of the Inuk grandmother and land protector, says Amnesty spokesperson.
June 7, 2017
# truth and reconciliation
To Each Their Own
Colonialism in the justice system: Who’s to blame?
When it comes to Inuk land protector Beatrice Hunter's shameful treatment, everyone is trying to pass the buck -- including those who bear ultimate responsibility.
June 4, 2017
Truth first, then reconciliation
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…
May 27, 2017
Land protectors see renewed support in wake of new charges
Amid claims of double standards, questions of politics, justice and reconciliation remain unanswered.
April 15, 2017
To Each Their Own
Muskrat Falls: Yes, there is a way out
We can and must cancel Muskrat Falls. It's really our only hope.
June 29, 2016
Liberals’ austerity budget will hit most vulnerable hardest
Despite reassurances by government that all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians will share the burden of addressing the province's $1.83 billion deficit, critics say the Liberals' first…
April 15, 2016
The colonial roots of mental health and addiction among Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Next time someone complains about "drunken Indians" or makes a "gas-sniffing" joke, remember how the legacy of systematic neglect, abuse, abduction, rape and genocide of…
October 8, 2015
Failed negotiations on residential schools lawsuit “slap in the face”: survivor
Government's failure to negotiate a settlement with residential school survivors from this province is discriminatory, says Labrador residential school survivor William Flowers.
July 30, 2015
No reconciliation for N.L. residential school survivors, yet
As mediation talks continue in a class action lawsuit against the Government of Canada for its failure to recognize and take responsibility for N.L. residential…
June 19, 2015