Don’t privatize our health care

Updated at 03:32 - The premiers debated health care at their recent joint meetings. What we got was a demand that the federal government increase its...

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Premiers pleased with progress

Updated on July 28, 2015 - I was honoured to host Canada’s premiers in Labrador and in St. John’s this month at the annual meetings of the Council of the...


Parks are precious public spaces

Updated on July 27, 2015 - Can I believe my eyes? Headline in The Telegram, July 23, “Province offering up 47 parks to private owners.” Among the 47 are...


Fracking a source of many woes

Updated on July 25, 2015 - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers’ Paul Barnes’ June 27 claim that water pollution by fracking chemicals does not...


Grateful for good care

Updated on July 28, 2015 - I want to thank all team members at Eastern Health in St. John’s.As a result of the continuous progression of my condition, ALS, I...

Mulcair: tone down the sanctimony

Updated on July 27, 2015 - Angry Tom Mulcair likes to think he leads the NDP from a very high horse. He’s quick to talk about the sins of ex-Tory and...


Rod didn’t get an apology

Updated on July 25, 2015 - I write regarding Bob Wakeham’s July 18 column, entitled “The latest headliner at the anti-sealing club.”


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Ironic comments. The only word I have to describe this is "idiot"....

Peter,  July 29, 2015, 16:22

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