Drew Brown is the editor of the Newfoundland and Labrador Independent. He writes about national and provincial politics and culture in Canada, and his bylines include VICE, The Guardian, CBC, and The Deep. He lives in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Our four key resources now are pop, cigarettes, beer, and chips. Control the corner stores, control the Island.
The 2010s told us the future was stolen and there was nothing we could do. That’s a lie.
The Conservative leader resigned Thursday, cementing his legacy as a difficult trivia answer in 10 years.
It was a six-way screaming match full of lies and one-liners. But lost in all that shouting was a glimpse into what Canada really is now.
The prime minister promised he was a different kind of rich, white politician.
Jody Wilson-Raybould’s damning testimony likely won’t kill the Liberals election chances. But it did kill Trudeau’s ability to run as an idealist.
With the resignation of his right-hand man, Gerald Butts, the prime minister is now facing the biggest test of his career.
Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Doug Ford had one thing in common this year: they all spent time participating in bad faith politics.
Pantless Snowplow Thief Who Crashed into the Bell Island Ferry Terminal Is a Hamfisted But Devastatingly Accurate Metaphor for Newfoundland in 2018
Some days the local police scanner is indistinguishable from a John Waters movie.