Michael Connors


‘See you in court,’ civil liberties group tells provincial government about travel ban

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it will be challenging Newfoundland and Labrador's COVID-19 travel ban in court. The association wrote to Justice Minister Andrew...

Province announces upfront rebate for electricity customers affected by oil prices

The provincial government is directing the Public Utilities Board to provide a one-time, lump-sum credit to electricity customers whose bills are affected by oil...

$110-million ACOA fund to cover businesses that don’t qualify for federal assistance

Ottawa announced a new $110-million fund for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency on Wednesday to help small businesses that fell through the cracks in...

Canadian Civil Liberties Association tells province to change Bill 38 or face Charter challenge

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says Bill 38 is unconstitutional. The group wants the government to make changes or it will file a Charter...

Liberal leadership race on hold for two more weeks; Abbott reprimanded for violating blackout

The Liberal leadership race remains on hold for at least another two weeks as the party continues to assess the public health emergency. Candidate John...

Province’s unemployment rate rises to 16 per cent during COVID-19 pandemic

Jobless numbers took a big jump in the province last month because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The unemployment rate rose from 11.7 per cent...