In 2019, the entirely preventable methylmercury poisoning of the traditional country food web of Indigenous people downstream of the Muskrat Falls megadam in Labrador is set to begin.
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With an Ontario election coming, all major parties still refuse to consider abolishing the costly and archaic denominational school system, even though others did so long ago.
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers aims to grow party for 2019
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers aims to grow the party for 2019.
CUPE Newfoundland Labrador is very pleased to hear Minister Kirby announce that all the province’s libraries will remain open and suggest that new libraries may be coming.
Union leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador are hoping the ongoing strike at D-J Composites in Gander motivates the provincial government to tighten the Labour Relations Act.
Wayne Lucas, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador, demands transparency about P3s in the province. Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia learned the hard way that P3s are more expensive.
This year's award goes to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for privatizing adult basic education.
At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government is saying they have no money for libraries, they do have the cash to hire a law firm for over $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.
Privatization at Newfoundland and Labrador's health authority is causing big headaches. The four companies that replaced union workers is stonewalling vital freedom of information requests.