Religious Controversy Erupts in the House of Assembly A religious controversy erupted in the House of Assembly today, when Liberal MHA Jim Bennett described a school board transition team as the ayatollahs of education. Government House Leader Darin King raised a Point of Order against the comments but NDP Leader Lorraine Michael says the incident […]
If Liberal MHA Yvonne Jones wins her party’s nomination for the federal by-election in Labrador, she will trigger a provincial by-election in Cartwright-L’Anse au Clair. NDP leader Lorraine Michael says that race would be a contest between the Liberals and New Democrats for official opposition, although a final ruling would have to be made by […]
NDP leader Lorraine Michael is questioning the cost of the ceremony to sanction the Muskrat Falls project last December. The government spent $16,000 dollars to hold the public event in the lobby of Confederation Building.
The opposition parties say the term sheet signed Friday does not amount to a finalized loan guarantee and the provincial cabinet should not sanction Muskrat Falls on that basis. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.
Business leaders across the province have organized a coalition to support Muskrat Falls, calling it the right project at the right time. Former premier Danny Williams is also stepping back into the fray, promising to defend in legacy in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the opposition parties are accusing Premier Kathy Dunderdale of diverting public attention […]
It has turned into a classic battle of he said, she said. Premier Kathy Dunderdale fired back at St. John’s South MHA Tom Osborne on Friday. She disputed almost all of Osborne’s reasons for crossing the floor, and contends that he wanted to return to cabinet six months ago. Meanwhile, voters in Osborne’s district are […]
The NDP is back in second place after Corporate Research Associates released its quarterly poll Thursday. But public support for the governing Tories is eroding, and Premier Kathy Dunderdale’s numbers continue to fall. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.
New Democrat MPs from all over Canada are flooding into St. John’s this week for the federal NDP caucus meetings. The party believes it can pick up more seats in Newfoundland and Labrador and will be holding town hall meetings all over the province. But it may also face questions about national unity if the […]
The opposition parties are accusing the provincial government of fiscal mismanagement after Premier Kathy Dunderdale warned the deficit could climb to a billion dollars next year. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.
There are stunning numbers in a new opinion poll that could shake up the political landscape. For the first time in history, the NDP are leading in voter support in Newfoundland and Labrador both provincially and federally. NTV’s Michael Connors reports.