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Indigenous leaders applaud historic first roundtable with premier

Indigenous leaders were calling it an historic day. Premier Dwight ball held roundtable discussions with the leaders of 11 indigenous groups across the province....

Premier will wait for all-party committee to recommend campaign finance reform

Premier Dwight Ball says he's going to leave it up to an all-party committee to make recommendations on campaign finance reform. That's after new...

65% of reported political donations came from companies in last election...

Sixty-five per cent of political donations reported in the 2015 election year came from companies. That's according to numbers released last week by Elections...

Premier promises assistance for flood victims in Mud Lake

The unfolding emergency in Mud Lake was top-of-mind in the House of Assembly on Wednesday. Premier Dwight Ball is promising the government will be...

Opposition votes down Liberals’ MHA pension proposal

The Tories and NDP voted down a Liberal proposal Wednesday evening to convert the MHA Pension Plan to a defined contribution plan. Two Liberal MHAs...

Minister promises Muskrat Falls oversight committee to begin reporting again

The government is under pressure to hold an inquiry into what went wrong with Muskrat Falls, but the existing oversight committee hasn't reported on...

Cathy Bennett ‘not going to apologize’ after NAPE says she derailed...

A new war of words broke out Monday between NAPE and the provincial government. That's after Finance Minister Cathy Bennett said there had been...

One quarter say Bern Coffey affair hurt their opinion of premier:...

One quarter of respondents say the resignation of Bern Coffey as head of the public service had a negative impact on their opinion of...

MQO poll finds significant support for public inquiry into Muskrat Falls

A new opinion poll by MQO Research has found there is significant support for holding a public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls project. Former...

Premier unveils new cabinet committee on jobs

Premier Dwight Ball unveiled his new cabinet committee on jobs on Tuesday. With unemployment on the rise, the government is working with private industries...