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Bob Wakeham: Farewell — we hardly knew ya

But, suddenly, there he was in front of the cameras, supplying us with a regular dose of cops and robbers yarns — “Dragnet” Newfoundland-style —...

Marshall still doesn't have a signed contract

... corporation which owns Newfoundland Power. Marshall, as longtime CEO of Fortis, has already publicly acknowledged he still owns shares in the company. “It's very...

Anti-government activist fired for criticizing Dwight Ball, secret recording shows

In terms of Dwight, that's bothersome.” The recording was made in June, amid a frenzy of controversy surrounding the government. Ball was fending off criticism...

Trial dates set for Placentia woman accused of threatening to kill Dwight Ball

Placentia RCMP evacuated the building, where Ball was making a campaign stop with local Liberal candidate Sherry Gambin-Walsh. Ball, who is now the premier of...

Smooth move or a deck-chair shuffle on the Titanic?

At the time the deal was struck, Ken Marshall was the chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corp., and its directors were Leo Abbass,...

Smooth move or a deck-chair shuffle on the Titanic?

At the time the deal was struck, Ken Marshall was the chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Corp., and its directors were Leo Abbass,...

Woman accused of threatening to kill Dwight Ball pleads not guilty

Ball was campaigning with local Placentia-St. Mary's Liberal candidate Sherry Gambin-Walsh last November when RCMP evacuated the Placentia Mall. Ball's campaign bus left the community...

NDP, PCs raise concerns over EY Muskrat Falls report

Lorraine Michael, then leader of the New Democrats, weathered a caucus revolt in late 2013. She promised a provincial convention and a review of the...

Costs in for travel to Boston Seafood Show

Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries Minister Steve Crocker and Premier Dwight Ball made a point to attend the 2016 Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Mass.,...

Premier Dwight Ball guest at Rotary dinner and auction

Premier Dwight Ball will be the patron guest at the upcoming 12th Annual Gala Dinner & Auction of the Rotary Club of St. John's Northwest...

Ball's $2.7-B borrowing problem

And in an interview with , Premier Dwight Ball said the province could not get the kind of money it needs from long-term lenders if...

It's official: Muskrat Falls is a millstone

We will have to borrow on one side (of the ledger) but we will have our asset on the other side,” then-finance minister Tom Marshall...

Orange Wave Crashing

Lorraine Michael, then leader of the New Democrats, weathered a caucus revolt in late 2013. She promised a provincial convention and a review of the...

Newfoundland and Labrador MHAs sworn in

St. John's East-Quidi Vidi NDP MHA Lorraine Michael looks over papers she had to sign before the MHA's swearing-in-ceremony this morning. — Photo by Joe...

NDP, party of two

Gerry Rogers and Lorraine Michael — frequently referred to as “the small and mighty caucus” by Leader Earle McCurdy throughout the campaign — won their...

NDP, party of two

Gerry Rogers and Lorraine Michael — frequently referred to as “the small and mighty caucus” by Leader Earle McCurdy throughout the campaign — won their...

Board chair says Hydro bonuses were deserved

(subscription) (subscription)“Mr. Henderson is very much concerned and, I can tell you from board presentations, deeply, deeply ingrained and embedded in ensuring that the...

Ball, Davis, McCurdy to debate health care

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Paul Davis, Liberal Leader Dwight Ball, and New Democrat Leader Earle McCurdy are all expected to be asked where they stand on...

Find out who is using VLTs, Michael tells government

(subscription) (subscription)The fact that revenues are steady with fewer machines is a “red flag,” said Michael, who has been lobbying for more support for...

'It isn't a nice-to-have, it's a must-have'

(subscription) (subscription)She spoke to at the Ramada Hotel in St. John's Thursday, where provincial Liberal Leader Dwight Ball committed to launching construction of...

Captivating whodunit has hockey at its core

(subscription) (subscription)But as he meets his partner, David Marshall, at the crime scene, they learn the body, pulled from the water, is Curtis Ritchie.

Province pays out again for Holson Forest Products

(subscription) (subscription)Meanwhile, NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael has asked if any trees cleared for the Labrador-Island Link (LIL) power line were to be used...

John Browne's Press Box: Ewart has his priorities straight

(subscription) (subscription)A native of St. Thomas, Ont., Ewart came to St. John's four years ago and played with the Knights before joining the Double...

Take that campaign promise to the bank — in 2020

The Telegram (subscription) (blog)The Telegram (subscription) (blog)It's too important to Newfoundland and Labrador. Instead, we'll present a plan that's going to ratchet our deficit down...

Ball links payroll glitches to pension overpayments

(subscription) (subscription)Ball said he doesn't know the magnitude of the problems, but he's heard about issues with the government's new PeopleSoft system for managing...

Draft NL access to information legislation 'head and shoulders' best in the ...

CBC.ca (subscription)After years of criticism, interim premier Tom Marshall announced a review of the legislation last winter, and a panel led by former premier Clyde...

Nalcor annual spending doubles with Muskrat Falls

(subscription) (subscription)The rest of the added expenditures include more spent under Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. Specifically, in 2014, $209 million was spent on Hydro...

Making the pitch

(subscription)When he was finance minister a few years ago, Tom Marshall always start pre-budget consultations by telling people not to bother making specific funding...

Architects of their own misfortune

(subscription)Where was Tom Marshall back in 2012? The premier-for-awhile seemed to find a spot of acceptance within Newfoundland just before he officially retired, and...

Communication with governments needs building: NLCA

(subscription)If there was a main message that came from a conversation between provincial Liberal Leader Dwight Ball, federal Liberal candidate for St. John's South-Mount...

Nowhere to go but up for the NDP

(subscription)“I want to know in 2014 that we will have the capacity to run full campaigns in every district in the next election, not...

Davis wins Topsail PC nomination overwhelmingly

... Jordan Lester challenged Davis for the nomination. Lester was a delegate for the PC Party leadership convention who did not support Davis. Earlier this...

St. John's only place in NL to get abortion

“We think that with the construction of a new regional facility, this would be something addressed in the planning stage,” he said. New Democrat Leader...

Price decline, forecast bad news in oil-dependent Newfoundland and Labrador

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball said the potential hit to the province's bottom line is unsettling. “If this situation were to continue for a year, with...

Premier asks people to pray for stabbed CBS child

News1130 Davis won the leadership of the PC party at a convention in St. John's two weeks ago, and has been preparing ever since to take...

Welcome to 'Cop Land'

And he still casts a giant shadow over just about every aspect of Newfoundland life. Enough said. Kathy Dunderdale was a very successful social activist,...

Ball raises concerns about French's new job

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball said there are aspects of the appointment that raise concerns. For starters, Ball said, two weeks after accepting the new job,...

Looney Toons time

(I'm sure he would have blasted anyone daring to suggest, for recent example, that having a courthouse named after him was nothing to brag about,...

Scenes from a convention

Everyone talks about Dwight Ball — everyone talks defeating Liberals. But only Ottenheimer talks about having done anything wrong. • That there are so many...

20 Questions with Tom Marshall

A practising lawyer for 30 years prior to his political career, Marshall was first elected as MHA for Humber East in 2003. He has served...

20 Questions with Tom Marshall

People like Derek Green, the Chief Justice (of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador), or people like Charles White at the Court of Appeal.

UPDATE: Paul Davis wins PC leadership

Davis also referenced the work that outgoing Premier Tom Marshall has done to rebuild the public's support for the PC Party, after years of steady...

UPDATE: Exuberant Tories pack into leadership convention

... the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador at the St. John's Convention Centre. At lunchtime, delegates were filling up the convention hall following a...

Province nods to local efforts on 9-11 anniversary

While remembering those who lost their lives during terrorist attacks in the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, the Newfoundland government is also paying tribute...

Marshall getting ready to say goodbye

It's a hard thing to objectively measure, but Marshall will likely go down as Newfoundland and Labrador's funniest premier. Marshall sat down to give a...

Shades of Humpty Dumpty

Well, that might be the case for Kathy Dunderdale and Joan Shea, maybe even for Tom Marshall (who keeps promising to leave and then gets...

Fruggles 101: basics in feline epistemology

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball says he supports Heavenly Creatures, but thinks Nalcor is withholding important information from the public. In Ottawa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Interim CEO appointed at NL Housing

I am confident his extensive knowledge and valuable experience will serve him well as he takes on this interim role,” said Premier Tom Marshall. Marshall...

Davis adds meat to campaign bones

One thing Davis didn't seem to dislike talking about was how his approach as premier would be different than that of Liberal Leader Dwight Ball.

Revoking resort deal protected provincial interests: premier

Marshall will leave politics in September, but the legal action before the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador won't likely be resolved before that. The...