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Students and deans divided on tuition fees at MUN Senate meeting

Students and deans were divided on the issue of tuition fees at a special meeting of Memorial University's Senate on Monday. The administration is considering...

Per-vote subsidies, online voting could be considered by democratic reform committee

Government House Leader Andrew Parsons plans to launch an all-party committee on democratic reform next spring. He says the committee could consider everything from...

Economist says Muskrat Falls oversight committee looking forward rather than back

From Muskrat Falls to Churchill Falls, energy development is under intense scrutiny in the province. Two weeks ago, the government appointed new members to...

Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear appeal of Churchill Falls...

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear an appeal of the Churchill Falls contract. Back in 2010, then-premier Danny Williams announced plans to...

Minister sees distinction between fees and tuition hikes as MUN considers...

Advanced Education Minister Gerry Byrne has told Memorial University to use it or lose it when it comes to the $56 million set aside...

Appeal court warns society in dangerous place when political dissent is...

The province's top court has issued a ruling in defence of political dissent. That's after a man was detained under the mental health act...

School board not worried about perceived conflict of interest as CEO...

The CEO of the English School District has made a surprise career move. Darrin Pike is resigning from his top executive position to take...

Opposition demands more details on budget cuts; minister says wait for...

The opposition is accusing the government of hiding the details of what cuts are contained in the provincial budget. But Finance Minister Cathy Bennett...

Meghan Dunphy argues father’s death was ‘unnecessary and preventable’

Meghan Dunphy says her father's death was "unnecessary and preventable." That was the final argument presented by her lawyers in writing to the Barry...

Cathy Bennett regrets not fully understanding province’s financial state while backing...

Budget 2017 includes measure to keep down power rates after Muskrat Falls comes online. Finance Minister Cathy Bennett was a big supporter of the...