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Death outside for-profit emergency shelter gets attention in House of Assembly

Tuesday night's fatal incident on Bond Street came up in the House of Assembly on Wednesday. The opposition parties say the government needs to...
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Andrew Parsons taking time away from House during family medical situation

The province's justice minister and attorney general is going to take time away from the House of Assembly. Andrew Parsons says he is dealing...
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Premier stands by Gerry Byrne ahead of meeting with Mowi CEO on salmon deaths

Premier Dwight Ball still has confidence in Gerry Byrne as fisheries minister after the mass mortality of farmed salmon on the south coast. That's...
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Lela Evans calls for government action on Sheshatshiu suicide crisis

PC MHA Lela Evans raised questions Monday about the suicide crisis in Sheshatshiu. Health Minister John Haggie says the government is trying to craft...
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Not running would have ‘admitted defeat,’ Perry Trimper says of speaker bid against Scott...

Liberal MHA Perry Trimper is attempting to make a comeback as Speaker of the House of Assembly. He's one of two candidates nominated for...
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Newfoundland will get Muskrat Falls power in January if Labrador link works, Stan Marshall...

Nalcor CEO Stan Marshall predicts Muskrat Falls will send power to Newfoundland in January. He said Thursday that construction of the project is "basically...
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Ches Crosbie calls for equalization referendum, but Tom Osborne rejects ‘political stunt’

PC leader Ches Crosbie is following the lead of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in pushing for Newfoundland and Labrador to hold a referendum on...
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Community Sector Council asks for more groups to get multi-year funding

In a province that needs jobs, the non-profit sector argues it's an often-overlooked engine of economic growth. On Monday, the Community Sector Council held...
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Cousin Connection: How will Seamus O’Regan and Jack Harris work together in minority Parliament?

Premier Dwight Ball has called for a collaborative approach with the province's MPs when supporting federal involvement in rate mitigation for Muskrat Falls. Liberal...
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Public Accounts show growing provincial debt as government backs off promise to end deficits

It turns out last year's deficit was $30 million higher than reported on Budget Day. The government released its revised numbers in the Public...