House of Assembly

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Will new House rules end the filibuster as we know it?

The House of Assembly has changed its rules to reduce overnight settings and get more work done during business hours. The Tories say that...
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House of Assembly reviewing constituency allowances 10 years after spending scandal

Ten years have passed since the House of Assembly spending scandal broke in the media with the resignation of Ed Byrne. The Green report...
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Province paying slum landlords huge profits for deplorable boarding houses: NDP

Questions about the deplorable state of boarding houses in St. John'sled to fireworks on the floor of the House of Assembly Wednesday. NDP MHA...
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Protesters kicked out of public gallery at House of Assembly

A leaky cofferdam at Muskrat Falls has prompted new protests against the project. Several protesters got kicked out of the public gallery in the...
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Bill 43 proposes to establish protest buffer zones around abortion clinics

The House of Assembly will debate a new law to establish protest buffer zones around abortion clinics. Justice Minister Andrew Parsons unveiled Bill 43 on...
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Opposition targets government on jobs, jobs, jobs as House resumes sitting

MHAs were back at their desks in the House of Assembly Monday, where the main issue was jobs, jobs, jobs. The unemployment rate is...
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Public tendering, buffer zones on legislative agenda as House re-opens

The House of Assembly will re-open Monday for the fall sitting. Government House Leader Andrew Parsons says public tendering and protest buffer zones around...
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House of Assembly to consider modernizing rules when it re-opens

The House of Assembly will re-open Monday for the fall sitting. Government House Leader Andrew Parsons says the Standing Orders Committee will be proposing...
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Public will be allowed through front door when House of Assembly opens

With the House of Assembly set to re-open next week, the Confederation Building has loosened its restrictions on visitor access. For the last few...