Despite its many virtues, with an aging population, a growing deficit, and limited immigration, it would be hard for anyone to govern Newfoundland and Labrador.
While many of the buildings have been repurposed at the former American military base in Stephenville, Nfld., there are still rusting hangars and street signs with American state names that make it look like an abandoned movie set. Photograph courtesy of Andrew Caddell
CORNER BROOK, N.L.—Politics is a hard business anywhere, but in Newfoundland and Labrador, it is a blood sport. And in a tough economy, it gets even harder.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.
'It is a weird irony that integration is being isolated this way,' says Anita Singh, while others say there’s an opportunity for the diversity, inclusion, and youth file to play a larger role in government.