As we first reported Thursday, Corner Brook has been selected as the location for a public safety answering point as part of the new province-wide 911 service. As NTV’s Don Bradshaw tells us, officials at City Hall say they are now finalizing plans on just how they’ll implement that service.
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Another Tory stronghold in this province has fallen to the surging Liberals – this one in St. George’s-Stephenville-East. Scott Reid pulled out an overwhelming victory in the district byelection last night making it four straight wins for the Liberals.
The Liberals scored a resounding victory in the St. George’s-Stephenville East byelection Tuesday evening. Scott Reid won with 2,211 votes over PC candidate Wally Childs, who received 948 votes, and NDP candidate Bernice Hancock, who received 579 votes. It was yet another tough loss for the the governing Tories. The Liberals have won for byelections in a row, […]
Voters in St. George’s-Stephenville East head to the polls today to select their new member of the House of Assembly. This byelection is important for all three parties – not so much how it impacts the balance of power but more about the message it sends to the electorate.
The three parties represented in Tuesday’s by-election in St. George’s-Stephenville East are pushing their campaign machines into overdrive as they battle for every last vote in that west-coast district. And, as NTV’s Don Bradshaw tells us, the race is even garnering a lot of attention from all three party leaders.
Management at the Marble Mountain Ski Resort is still assessing the damage to infrastructure caused by a fire in one of its lift systems this month. While the repairs needed to repair the lift appear significant, it doesn’t appear as though business will be impacted by the time skiers are ready to hit the slopes.
Premier Tom Marshall wrapped up what will likely be his last cabinet retreat before leaving office next month. And, while the clock is ticking down to the final moments of his political career, the premier is hoping to wrap up a number of important issues before easing into retirement.
It’s a relatively simple idea that’s taken the Internet by storm and, in the process, has raised millions of dollars worldwide to combat Lou Gehrig’s Disease. And, as NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports, there’s no shortage of people in this province willing to take on the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’
Negotiations have concluded on a plan that will see control of the Pepsi Centre in Corner Brook revert back to the municipal government. The transfer is set for the end of the month – at which time city council will roll out its plan to breathe new life into the building.
Staff at Marble Mountain have a lot of work to do to repair a damaged ski lift that was struck by lightning during the weekend. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.