Innu first nations kept out of Labrador negotiations.

NATUASHISH, Newfoundland and Labrador – The Innu National is again being ignored and kept in the dark over negotiations between Canadian and Newfoundland provincial governments with regard to development of hydro projects in Labrador. The Province and Ottawa reached a financial restructuring

Suncor may abandon Terra Nova offshore oil field

St. John’s, Newfoundland (May 27, 2021) – Calgary based Suncor Energy, lead operator of the Terra Nova offshore oil field on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, says it will most likely be abandoning the oil field if it cannot come to an

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric – Who buried the risk assessment report?

ROGER BILL November 25, 2017 ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — The man in charge of finishing the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project on the Churchill River in remote central Labrador calls the venture a “boondoggle”. The Newfoundland and Labrador government has established a commission of

Africville: Nova Scotia’s blacks remember

DEBORAH JONES: FREE RANGE July 02, 1988 Halifax, NS, Canada —  In Halifax today, what used to be Africville , with all the rich and negative connotations of that name, is a little-used park on the windswept edge of Halifax harbor. From

Dear Americans: Enough, Already

DEBORAH JONES: FREE RANGE August 19, 2017 Lacking ear plugs strong enough to block the din from America blasting the world, or a mega-phone loud enough to counter the babble, I’m resorting to two letters. Dear non-Americans: There’s a big world out

Reflections of a Canadian abroad as Canada turns 150

TOM REGAN: SUMMONING ORENDA July 1, 2017 I never thought I would end up in rural Virginia, 40 miles outside Washington, DC. Never. I never thought I would live anywhere but Canada, or anywhere other than Nova Scotia, for that matter. But there

Journalism Matters: F&O’s fresh sheet, from Newfoundland to Israel

Commentary: Broad alliances trump Trump for Israeli security, by Jonathan Manthorpe  Column Israel lives in a hostile neighbourhood, and has always had trouble making and keeping trustworthy friends. Nothing’s Happening, by Jim McNiven   Column There’s an old saying around the stock

Journalism Matters: fresh sheet for May 13, 2017

Trying to listen in Trump’s America, by Tom Regan   Column In the heart of America, there are long, flat stretches of emptiness in the spring. Fields, only recently plowed and sown with the fall’s harvest, still look barren and soggy. No

Journalism Matters this week: F&O’s fresh sheet

Venezuela spins at the rim of a black hole,  by Jonathan Manthorpe   Column Venezuela is being sucked into a political and social vacuum. The awful probability is that the vacuum will be filled by violence. That’s usually what happens when human societies

Journalism Matters: F&O’s fresh sheet

French election a pivotal European test, by Richard Maher Analysis French voters go to the polls on April 23 for the first round of what has been the most unorthodox, unpredictable and potentially momentous presidential contest in recent French history. It could have

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