At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government’s relationships with Indigenous peoples are fraught with the continuing colonial legacies of land use and ownership, education access, residential schools, and more, a key commitment of the provincial government should be to provide insights into how these complex relationships formed and leadership on how they can be transformed.
About this time last year, when the IceCaps were preparing for their final training camp in St. John’s, and the American Hockey League was poised for its swan song after 20 years in Newfoundland, it’s a good bet not a solitary soul forecasted pro basketball replacing pro hockey as the thing to do and see in downtown St. John’s.
In the concluding remarks to a recent collection of case studies about public policy and politics in 21st-century Newfoundland and Labrador, Alex Marland broaches the million-dollar question of the province’s political history: “What can be done to limit … Newfoundlanders’ tacit acceptance of an imperfect democratic system?”
The first National Basketball League of Canada game in St. John’s franchise history is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Charlottetown, P.E.I., with the home opener slated for Dec. 1 against the Niagara River Lions.
CLARENVILLE, N.L.—While the Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprises CeeBee Stars are seemingly the odd team out of a recent reconfiguration of the senior hockey teams on the Avalon, it’s business as usual for the Clarenville Ford Caribous.
Anyone who has ever made a batch of homebrew beer knows timing is crucial to the fermentation process. Suds left to ferment longer than necessary will result in a sour-tasting beer with an unpleasant odour.
A small increase in the total allowable catch (TAC) of Greenland halibut will pay big dividends for fishing communities in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to the Groundfish Enterprise Allocation Council (GEAC).
Every morning my back and the rest of my torso in general are achy for a couple of hours. And if you’re thinking “there she goes again, whining about her aches and pains,” this column is not about me. This is about mattresses. Ok, it is about my personal experience but I’m doing a service by sharing it. Bear with me.