The operators of the public library in Stephenville Crossing say funding cuts by government are short-sighted. Meanwhile, residents of Catalina protested their library closure. NTV’s Don Bradshaw and Ross Tilley report.
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There more protests against the provincial budget on Friday. The latest anti-austerity marches happened in St. John’s and Corner Brook. NTV’s Danielle Barron and Don Bradshaw report.
Two provincial cabinet minister deny that they want to scarp the Deficit Reduction Levy. Eddie Joyce and Gerry Byrne say there was discussion around the cabinet table, but neither are calling for the tax to be abolished.
Bullying is still a significant problem for LGBT students. A group of teens meeting in Corner Brook this weekend hopes to foster a spirit of acceptance and understanding. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
A Deer Lake man will learn next month how long he’s going to prison. Alex James Normore was convicted of breaking into a home and trying to kill the occupant. On Wednesday, lawyers presented recommendations for sentencing. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
The mayor of Corner Brook is describing a privacy breach inside City Hall’s digital database as minor. But the incident did expose a secret discussion among city councillors that saw the group turn down a deal to sell the naming rights for the Civic Centre. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Finance Minister Cathy Bennett was in Corner Brook Friday to explain her budget decisions to business leaders, but she had to face protesters upset by cuts to student funding. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
The plan to replace municipal landfills in western Newfoundland was not affected by cuts in the provincial budget. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
The president of the Liberal district association in Humber-Bay of Islands has quit in protest of the provincial budget. Barry Wheeler called his party’s first budget an attack on vulnerable people.
Residents waiting for a new hospital in Corner Brook are going to have to wait a little while longer. The provincial budget had no money for the construction phase of the new hospital. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.