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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...
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No rematch in speaker election as Pam Parsons named parliamentary secretary

Premier Dwight Ball appointed five parliamentary secretaries in his caucus on Wednesday. One of them is Pam Parsons, who says she is not interested...
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‘All of them are cabinet material,’ Ches Crosbie says after assigning opposition critics

PC leader Ches Crosbie unveiled his opposition shadow cabinet on Monday, setting up who the key players will be when the House of Assembly...
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Alison Coffin and Paul Lane would support interim supply extension if needed

The House of Assembly will re-open June 10, leaving just three weeks to get the provincial budget passed before the end of the month....
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Most MHAs can be sworn in as early as Monday, chief electoral officer says

The dates for the judicial recount in Labrador West will be set June 4, says Chief Electoral Officer Bruce Chaulk, although tentative dates of...