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BRIAN JONES: Canadians to join Newfoundlanders in misery
LETTER: Airbnbs are here — municipalities, industry need to learn best how to live with them
TO THE POINT: What does Newfoundland’s low voter turnout say about democracy?
NICHOLAS MERCER: Ontario man wants those with Parkinson's Disease to keep moving
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PRAJWALA DIXIT: I see your true colours
JIM VIBERT: Greens, NDP fighting over same voter pool
If the answer wasn’t so obvious, Canadians could be excused for wondering what the NDP and the Greens are fighting about. They’re cannibalizing each other for candidates and warring over various slights, real and perceived. The NDP ...
JIM VIBERT: P3 roads a fiscal loser, a safety winner
Do you want it faster or cheaper? The answer to that question seems to determine how the Nova Scotia government builds new roads. At least it did when the province decided to go with a P3 — public-private partnership — model to ...
STEVE BARTLETT: What we’re doing about the federal election
The plan Between now and the Oct. 21 vote, SaltWire is deploying dozens of journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to provide engaging and in-depth coverage of local, regional and national ...
BRIAN HODDER: Clear and open conversations needed year round in the fight against suicide
The month of September is thought of as the end of summer and a return to school and work for most of us. It can be a very hectic time of year filled with obligations and responsibilities which can increase the amount of stress we are experiencing. ...
JIM VIBERT: Election looking like a tie at the top and a battle for third
Finally, it’s on. The federal election campaign officially began Wednesday and so far it doesn’t feel much different from the unofficial campaign that’s been underway for months. The campaign begins with the two top ...
EDITORIAL: Final say now yours as federal election kicks off
There’s a certain loss of mystery now that everyone knows when a federal election is going to be held. It used to be the government’s prerogative to keep the opposition, the media and the public guessing when the writ would be dropped. ...
LETTER: Fossils discovered in Schefferville bring back memories
I read your article (‘Labrador fossils hint at warmer weather in region's past’, Aug. 4 edition, The Labrador Voice) with more than a little bit of interest because I have known about the fossilized tropical plants found at Redmond ...
JIM VIBERT: Climate voters face Hobson’s choice
The Liberal federal government’s record on addressing the climate crisis is, charitably, uneven, leaving a growing share of the electorate for whom the crisis has become the deciding issue with a bit of a Hobson’s choice. Do they vote ...
JIM VIBERT: The land is strong, so choose forward
“The land is strong” lives on in Canadian political lore as perhaps the most discordant slogan a party ever took into a federal election. Canadians were not convinced, and in that 1972 general election the governing Liberals, led by ...
TO THE POINT: Would term limits deliver better government for Newfoundland and Labrador?
Don Mills Ever wonder about declining voter turnout? Or the rising popularity of third parties? Or the increasing frequency of one-term governments? Do you complain about the political process or the decisions made by politicians on your ...