Health minister says recruitment efforts in Bonavista are paying off

The Minister of Health says recruitment efforts for the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre are now paying off.

A group of Bonavista residents have rallied outside the hospital every Wednesday since August, but this week they took to the steps of the Confederation Building in St. John’s calling for change. 

NLMA welcomes $25,000 retention bonus for family doctors

The province has announced yet another new incentive to help retain family doctors in Newfoundland and Labrador. NTV’s Beth Penney has the details. 

Opposition parties highlight what they want to see in upcoming provincial budget

Budget 2023 will be delivered this Thursday, March 23rd. As NTV’s Beth Penney reports, from the high cost of living, to health care challenges, Opposition parties are outlining some of what they believe should be prioritized, in the upcoming budget. 

Province launches ‘Phase 2’ review of its offshore oil and gas assets

It was almost a year ago Rothschild completed a $5 million-dollar review of the province’s assets. 

That report was not made public, but now, the provincial government is moving forward with what its calling a “phase 2 of review of its offshore oil and gas interests”.

Province offering family physicians $25,000 retention bonus

The provincial government is offering family doctors in Newfoundland and Labrador a $25 thousand-dollar retention bonus in exchange for a one-year return to service agreement.

The bonus will be pro-rated, with physicians doing full-time clinical work getting the full $25 thousand dollars. 

Opposition calls government’s child care plan flawed

The government is promising more measures to improve access to child care, but the opposition says the plan is flawed. NTV’s David Salter reports.

Prime minister and opposition leader visits make Clarenville ground zero for federal politics

Clarenville has been ground zero for federal politics in recent weeks with visits from both the prime minister and the opposition leader. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

Trudeau in Clarenville to announce province reaching $10-a-day child care goal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Premier Andrew Furey today to announce that the province has reached that milestone three years ahead of the national target to have the system in place across the country. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

Bonavista residents take weekly health care protest to Confederation Building

Residents of Bonavista took their weekly protest outside the hospital to the steps of Confederation Building today. NTV’s Bailey Howard has this story. 

Province to offer signing bonuses to attract new doctors to Bonavista

A potential reprieve tonight for the beleaguered Bonavista hospital, government announced today in the House of Assembly it’s significantly sweetening the pot to attract new doctors to the region. NTV’s David Salter has more in this report.

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