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Tories accuse Liberal minister of possible breach

Strong accusations today from PC member Paul Dinn against Liberal minister Bernard Davis regarding a possible breach to the Privacy Act.
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Finance minister promises rebates as House debates bill to repeal auto insurance sales tax

The provincial government has introduced legislation in the House of Assembly to repeal the 13 per cent retail sales tax on auto insurance. It...

House of Assembly takes pressure off budget debate by approving spending past June 30

The House of Assembly has approved a bill that will keep government operations going past the end of June. Bill 2, known as "interim supply",...
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NDP says environment must be paramount as Liberals and Tories argue over Bill C-69’s...

The national debate over Bill C-69 may come to a head this week as the federal environmental legislation returns to the Senate. NOIA CEO...
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Opposition asks for action on inappropriate sexual touching in schools

The government faced questions in the House of Assembly on Thursday about troubling statistics on sexual touching and assaults in the school system.
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Government spending and attrition under microscope in House of Assembly

The provincial budget was under scrutiny in the House of Assembly on Wednesday. The Tories questioned how the government will return to balanced budget...
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‘I want to work with him,’ Tom Osborne says of Ches Crosbie’s proposals as...

Finance Minister Tom Osborne presented Budget 2019 to the House of Assembly for the second time this year. MHAs never had a chance to...
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Tories seek eight changes to provincial budget as House of Assembly re-opens

The House of Assembly re-opened Monday for the first time since the provincial election. The Liberal government is balanced on the tipping point between...
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Jordan Brown arrives in St. John’s to observe House as he awaits Labrador West...

NDP candidate Jordan Brown arrived in St. John's from Labrador Saturday. Brown defeated Liberal candidate Graham Letto by five votes on election night, but...
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Perry Trimper only candidate for speaker as House set to re-open

Lake Melville MHA Perry Trimper will remain Speaker of the House of Assembly. He was the only candidate to come forward at the close...