The House of Assembly Closed Today After Short Contentious Sitting The final day was no less heated as Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy took exception to questions from the Liberals about justice cuts. Meanwhile, Premier Kathy Dunderdale promised to call a by-election in Cartwright-L’anse au Clair as soon as possible. The seat was left vacant when […]
Ball Wants N.L. Senator Appointed to Federal Cabinet Peter Penashue lost the by-election in Labrador this week, so Defence Minister Peter MacKay has once again been named the regional minister for Newfoundland and Labrador. Opposition leader Dwight Ball says that’s not acceptable, and argues one of the province’s unelected Conservative senators should be appointed to […]
Premier Kathy Dunderdale faced a barrage of questions in the House Wednesday demanding a public inquiry into search and rescue. That’s after the federal auditor general released a report raising concerns about aging equipment and lack of personnel. But the premier says the time for studies is over; instead it’s time for Ottawa to act. […]
Question Period was briefly delayed in the House of Assembly once again today after another point of order was brought up. It was in response to MHA Gerry Rogers being kicked out of the House earlier this week after refusing to apologize for being part of a Facebook group. NTV’s Dave Squires has the story.
Premier Kathy Dunderdale has deleted her Twitter account because it was following another account promoting pornography. The premier said she was dismayed to discover her account was associated in any way with sites promoting vulgar actions. The premier says she immediately took action to remove the association as soon as it was brought to her attention. […]
Mystery solved: The provincial government has confirmed the $90-million mystery fund it has been holding since the budget will be used for a loan for Corner Brook Pulp and Paper. NTV’s Dave Squires reports.
NDP MHA Gerry Rogers was kicked out of the House of Assembly Tuesday after she refused to apologize for being a member of a Facebook group. The group had comments from another person making death threats against Premier Kathy Dunderdale, but Rogers says she was added to the group without her knowledge. NTV’s Michael Connors […]
After facing criticism for weeks, the government began its review of cuts to the justice system on Wednesday. Premier Kathy Dunderdale directed Justice Minister Darin King to form the committee to deal with backlash from the legal profession. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.
The polling numbers aren’t looking good for the premier, but Kathy Dunderdale believes public opinion will turn around once residents see that the government’s plans are working. Meanwhile, it’s full steam ahead for the NDP as the party’s popularity continues to grow. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.
A new poll by Angus-Reid shows that public approval of Premier Kathy Dunderdale continues to slide. Dunderdale’s approval rating now stands at 25 per cent, tied for last among the nine premiers included in the survey.