Veteran Liberal MP Gerry Byrne announced Wednesday night he will leave Parliament Hill to seek the provincial nomination in Humber West. Byrne won’t resign his federal seat until the provincial nomination is called. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
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Three more people confirmed Thursday they are thinking of running for the federal Liberal nomination in Gerry Byrne’s seat, once he vacates it. Pat Hickey, Danny Dumaresque and Mark Watton are considering, adding their names to the list started by Chuck Furey.
Staff at Marble Mountain got the news they were hoping for Wednesday after weeks of uncertainty. The provincial government promised $3.5 million to replace a lift system that was destroyed by lightning last month. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Former provincial cabinet minister Chuck Furey has struck an exploratory team as he considers running for the Liberal nomination in Long Range Mountains, the new federal district in western Newfoundland that will be vacated by MP Gerry Byrne when he runs in the next provincial election.
Black Spruce Exploration is backing off its plans for fracking in western Newfoundland while the province conducts an external review of the practice. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Strong winds and heavy rain ripped through western Newfoundland for most of the day Monday. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Liberal MP Gerry Byrne will leave federal politics to run in Humber West in the next provincial election, NTV News has learned. Humber West is currently held by Tory cabinet minister Vaughn Granter and used to be the seat of former premier Danny Williams. Meanwhile, the Liberals nominated Stelman Flynn Wednesday night to run next […]
A former Catholic priest in western Newfoundland has been ordered to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting a teenage boy. Gary Hoskins was charged in 2012 with two counts of sexual assault, alleged to have taken place between 1984 and 1986. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
How do you get young children to put down their candy and chocolate bars and eat more fruits and vegetables? The Heart and Stroke Foundation hopes it has found a solution with “I Heart Fruits and Veggies”. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
It’s going to cost Corner Brook City Hall more money to provide clean water to homes and businesses, once a new municipal water treatment plant goes online next month. Officials are exploring new ways to reduce leaks to underground infrastructure to cut down on water consumption. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.