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Do away with political donations, says former premier Tom Marshall

Former premier Tom Marshall supports the NDP push to do away with political donations from unions and businesses, saying he wanted to do so when...

Premier tours Mud Lake flood damage, vows 'to get to the bottom of this'

"We need to get to the bottom of this and we will," Ball told CBC News after the tour. "The government will be there to...

'Facts shrouded in twisted interpretation': Const. Joe Smyth lashes out at retired Judge Riche

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer who fatally shot Don Dunphy had harsh words for a retired judge who was hired by the RCMP to oversee...

'I have confidence in Stan Marshall': Dwight Ball stands by his man

The chief executive at Nalcor Energy is in the cross-hairs of former premier Danny Williams, but the man who appointed Stan Marshall to the job...

MHA Lorraine Michael diagnosed with, treated for breast cancer

NDP MHA Lorraine Michael has gone public with her fight against breast cancer. Michael told CBC's CrossTalk on Monday the cancer was diagnosed and treated...

Dwight Ball outlines The Way Forward strategy, says fiscal update due Oct. 27

"It's been a year of change, it's been a year of challenge," said Ball Tuesday, addressing the crowd at The Rooms in St. John's as...

Dwight Ball defends record, strikes at opposition in $500-a-plate fundraiser speech

Premier Dwight Ball took aim at some of his political opponents — and defended his own record — at a speech delivered at a high-priced...

NL to pay out $852K to cut civil service, Dwight Ball says

Premier Dwight Ball has appointed three former Liberal candidates to top jobs in the civil service as part of a reorganization. The appointments come despite...

Dwight Ball shakes up civil service, combines some departments ...

Premier Dwight Ball has shrunk the number of government departments and eliminated some of the top jobs in the civil service.Ball shuffles governmentThe TelegramFive deputy...

Dwight Ball's senior strategist to become chief of staff

When Mercer was hired by the premier's office in June, Ball said his role would be that of "senior strategist." In a news release Friday,...

Dwight Ball overhauls communications in premier's office

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caDwight Ball's communications director is the latest person to leave the premier's office.VOCM - Another Major Shakeup in Premier's OfficeVOCMPremier announces senior communications...

No talks underway for sale of Muskrat Falls, says Dwight Ball

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caPremier Dwight Ball says there are no talks underway to sell all or part of of the Muskrat Falls, and admits that there...

No date yet for fall mini-budget: Dwight Ball

CBC.ca - Newfoundland ... - CBCCBC.caIn a press conference Thursday following a Liberal cabinet retreat, the premier said the date for any announcement on financial...

K-Days parade draws thousands

The annual K-Days parade in downtown Edmonton saw a massive turnout today. Blue skies and sun were the backdrop as floats, inflatables and marching bands...

Delay CPP expansion approval, St. John's Board of Trade asks Dwight Ball

The St. John's Board of Trade is asking Dwight Ball to try and delay the approval deadline for planned increases to the Canada Pension Plan,...

City wouldn't listen, says businessman who fought doubled property assessment

Galgay was the campaign manager for Antle's unsuccessful campaign as the Liberal candidate for St. John's East-Quidi Vidi in last year's provincial election, a seat...

Kelvin Parsons resigns as Dwight Ball's chief of staff

At the time, Ball denied that Mercer would replace Parsons. Multiple sources told CBC News Mercer was initially offered, and accepted, the chief of staff...

Consumer advocate has eye on Muskrat Falls, rising power rates

Newfoundland and Labrador's consumer advocate says he's still in favour of Muskrat Falls, although the government will have to take steps to manage the troubled...

Dwight Ball calls on Inuit leaders to 'come to the table'

Premier Dwight Ball says now is the time for Inuit leaders and government to meet face-to-face to resolve the impasse over concerns about possible methylmercury...

Danny Williams joins Dwight Ball on parkway posters

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball has some company on Prince Philip Parkway. Government paid for removal of anti-Dwight Ball protest signs. A poster of...

Protesters boo Dwight Ball ahead of Happy Valley-Goose Bay speech

Premier Dwight Ball's efforts to make peace with protesters in Labrador were rebuffed on Tuesday, as he was shouted down while addressing a anti-Muskrat Falls...

'Resign' Dwight Ball posters email fuels fire for even more posters

The content of that email has now been turned into another poster, bolstering protesters' calls for Ball to step down. Within 24 hours of O'Connor's...

Muskrat Falls 'disaster' may hurt Nova Scotia energy goals

The goal is to be using 40 per cent renewable energy by 2020, which is expected to be that cheaper energy from the Newfoundland and...

'It will not bankrupt this province': Dwight Ball on Muskrat Falls update

Premier Dwight Ball says his government will work to keep consumer power rates as low as possible as the cost of developing Muskrat Falls balloons.

Dwight Ball defends staff actions in poster controversy

Premier Dwight Ball is defending his office's role in the handling of a controversy involving critical posters plastered on light poles near Confederation Building earlier...

Nalcor should have focused on Nalcor, not 'digging up dirt,' Dwight Ball says

Premier Dwight Ball says emails sent among the Nalcor board after the budget speech reveal a misdirection of resources, and highlight the need for "merit-based"...

Premier's staffer contacted MUN about removal of signs calling for Dwight Ball's resignation

A senior official in the premier's office took a direct interest in having anti-Dwight Ball protest signs removed from light poles near Confederation Building earlier...

Dwight Ball stands by Nalcor changes, says expect more bad news from Labrador

When asked afterwards about his Labrador comments, Ball told CBC he was talking about the Muskrat Falls review, the interim report and the concerns about...

Dwight Ball: The most photoshopped Newfoundland politician on the internet

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball is having a hard time. He's been called a liar. His credibility has been questioned. Some want him to...

Liberal support 'plunges,' Dwight Ball's popularity on sharp decline: CRA poll

The popularity of the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal government has plummeted in the wake of a tough budget, according to a public opinion poll released...

Opposition blasts away on government's handling of protest signs, negotiation notice

A day filled with government missteps has provided juicy ammunition for Newfoundland and Labrador's opposition parties, with the government admitting it had missed a critical...

Posters calling for Dwight Ball's resignation line road to Confederation Building

"At this point with so many lies and half truths being told with this government and particularly with our Premier Dwight Ball, we figure it's...

Accused drug dealer wins landlord-tenant dispute against Dwight Ball

A man accused of possessing oxycodone and Dilaudid for the purpose of trafficking has won a landlord-tenant dispute against Premier Dwight Ball and his daughter.

Ex-Nalcor chair says Dwight Ball knew of Ed Martin's severance

The former chair of Nalcor Energy says he told Premier Dwight Ball and a top cabinet minister that former CEO Ed Martin would be paid...

NDP charge against Dwight Ball shot down in HoA

An NDP attempt to condemn Premier Dwight Ball was shot down in the House of Assembly on Tuesday, just moments after it was proposed. A...

Dwight Ball plans shakeup in premier's office staff

Ball has plummeted in the polls just six months into office. He has already lost his deputy chief of staff Tim Murphy who resigned recently.

Premier Ball asks for investigation into Ed Martin severance

In April, Ball and Martin held subsequent news conferences announcing that the former Nalcor head had decided to leave voluntarily. But it was revealed this...

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Could have handled deficit reduction levy differently, Dwight Ball admits

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball admits that in hindsight his cash-strapped government might have taken a different approach to raising money than the controversial...

Dwight Ball won't rule out further actions on Ed Martin severance

Ball said he became aware of the fact that Martin was terminated later in the day on April 20, but did not receive details of...

Dwight Ball least favourite premier in Canada, poll says

"I am making decisions with the support of my cabinet and support of caucus in the best interest of the province," Ball said, when asked...

Ed Martin fired after quitting Nalcor, triggering $1.4M severance, says Dwight Ball

Premier Dwight Ball says that even though ex-Nalcor CEO Ed Martin quit his job, he will still receive a hefty severance package because the company's...

Premier Dwight Ball's deputy chief of staff resigns

Tim Murphy, Newfoundland and Labrador's deputy chief of staff to the premier, has resigned. Dwight Ball appointed Tim Murphy to the post of deputy chief...

LIFO could cut inshore shrimp catch to one third, minister says

Crocker, who presented alongside Kevin Parsons, the Tory MHA for Cape St. Francis, and NDP MHA Lorraine Michael, wants the cuts to be shared between...

Labrador tunnel deserves $750K for study, Dwight Ball says

In the House of Assembly on Monday, Ball defended government's choice to spend $750,000 to study the feasibility of a tunnel that would connect Newfoundland...

Fort McMurray crisis 'horrific', Dwight Ball says

Ball said he will speak with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to discuss what Newfoundland and Labrador can do to help. He said water bombers and...

Don't leave, says Dwight Ball to student wondering about post-budget prospects

Despite a harsh financial situation, the premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging young people to stay in their province after graduation. Premier Dwight Ball...

Liberals bending to budget criticism, but will they break?

In question period on Monday, Premier Dwight Ball said the unpopular deficit reduction levy would stay until the province was in better financial shape. This...

Angry protesters swarm Dwight Ball and Cathy Bennett before CBC special broadcast

As Dwight Ball and Cathy Bennett arrived before the show, people began confronting them one by one to voice, and sometimes shout, their concerns about...