Protesting crab harvesters confront fisheries minister after ejection from chamber

There was drama at the House of Assembly today after protesting crab harvesters were kicked out of the chamber for causing a disruption.

That led to a confrontation with the Fisheries Minister in the lobby, after a long day of protests all over the capital city. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.

Opposition weighs in on shocking attack at senior’s home in Carbonear

The Opposition is the latest to weigh in on the shocking and brutal attack at a senior’s home in Carbonear that sent a man to hospital this week.

NTV’s David Salter has more in this report, and a warning, some of images may be disturbing.

Opposition parties say they’ll watch Churchill Falls talks closely to ensure transparency

The Tories and NDP say they’ll be watching the Churchill Falls talks closely to ensure transparency. NTV’s Jodi Cooke has this report

Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre begins tour of N.L.

Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre began a tour of the province today.

He made his first stop this afternoon at the Upper Humber Rod and Gun Club in Deer Lake.

Province signs memorandum of understanding with Nunavut

The province has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nunavut to strengthen collaboration and future development. 

The MOU signing happened today in Ottawa. The agreement creates a strategic alliance between this province and the territory, which both have strong indigenous populations, and a like-minded approach to arctic development. 

Opposition says government missing in action on faculty strike

Both of the provinces opposition parties shared their concerns over the cancelled classes at Memorial University. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

Opposition calls for investigation into premier’s trip to John Risley’s fishing lodge

“My time, my dime.” 

That has been Premier Andrew Furey’s response to questions on his trip to billionaire John Risley’s luxury Labrador fishing lodge in 20-21.

But now, the official opposition is calling for an investigation into the premier’s summer vacation. NTV’s Ben Cleary has the latest.

Tourism Minister Steve Crocker taking time off following emergency surgery

Tourism Minister Steve Crocker announced on social media today he’ll be taking some time off to recover after emergency surgery this weekend.

Crocker says he’s recovering well and looks forward to a full recovery over the next number of weeks. While he’s off, he will have limited personal availability, but his staff will remain in place to assist his constituents. 

Service NL Minister Sarah Stoodley will fill in as acting tourism minister, while Justice Minister John Hogan will fill in as Government House Leader.

Province launches Crown land call for bids for wind energy projects

Interested companies are one step closer to developing wind energy in the province. Today the provincial government announced what areas of island they can bid on. 

NTV’s Ben Cleary has the latest in this report. 

Premier touts Liberal government’s accomplishments at annual fundraising dinner

The Liberal Party held a $500-dollar-a-plate fundraising dinner in St. John’s last night. NTV’s Legislative Reporter Ben Cleary was at the event, and has the latest on what happened at the fundraiser. 

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