‘Not working as it was intended:’ Education minister says inclusive model has to change

Education Minister Dale Kirby said the current inclusive education model in schools across Newfoundland and Labrador is “not working as it was intended,” and it needs to change. “If you look at student outcomes in our schools, children are not being best served by this model right now,” he said. “We have to make adjustments, […]

Performing on Broadway ‘surreal’ experience for local Come From Away cast members

The cast and crew of the musical Come From Away are settling in to their new home in New York City, but for cast members from the province where the musical is set the experience is still hard to believe. “It’s kind of the pinnacle of where you want to be,” Petrina Bromley told the St. John’s Morning […]

Performing on Broadway ‘surreal’ experience for local Come From Away cast members

The cast and crew of the musical Come From Away are settling in to their new home in New York City, but for cast members from the province where the musical is set the experience is still hard to believe. “It’s kind of the pinnacle of where you want to be,” Petrina Bromley told the St. John’s Morning […]

Performing on Broadway ‘surreal’ experience for local Come From Away cast members

The cast and crew of the musical Come From Away are settling in to their new home in New York City, but for cast members from the province where the musical is set the experience is still hard to believe. “It’s kind of the pinnacle of where you want to be,” Petrina Bromley told the St. John’s Morning […]

Man arrested after 28-hour standoff in McIvers: RCMP

A 32-year-old man has been arrested following a 28-hour standoff in his western Newfoundland home. The man who barricaded himself inside his McIvers residence was taken into police custody at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday, more than a day after the standoff began. Police say the barricade ended without incident. The suspect will appear in provincial […]

Nearly 300 jobs cut as N.L. looks to make ‘flatter, leaner’ civil service

The axe has fallen on management jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador, with Premier Dwight Ball announcing Wednesday that nearly 300 jobs in the core public service will be eliminated. Ball, who had campaigned on a 2015 platform that pledged to avoid job cuts, said the governing Liberals had no choice but to prune non-union positions as […]

Nearly 300 jobs cut as N.L. looks to make ‘flatter, leaner’ civil service

The axe has fallen on management jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador, with Premier Dwight Ball announcing Wednesday that nearly 300 jobs in the core public service will be eliminated. Ball, who had campaigned on a 2015 platform that pledged to avoid job cuts, said the governing Liberals had no choice but to prune non-union positions as […]

Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Minister Bennett to Make Announcement

Government News Release Executive Council February 22, 2017 Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Minister Bennett to Make Announcement The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, will make an announcement at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, February […]

Government expected to announce hundreds of job cuts in N.L. public service

As many as 300 jobs in the management ranks of Newfoundland and Labrador’s civil service could be cut Wednesday. CBC News has learned that the provincial government is poised to cut hundreds of jobs from the province’s public sector. An official announcement is expected later today, after the employees are given the news. Premier Dwight […]

Hundreds of job cuts planned in N.L. public service

As many as 300 jobs in the management ranks of Newfoundland and Labrador’s civil service could be cut Wednesday. CBC News has learned that the provincial government is poised to cut hundreds of jobs from the province’s public sector. An official announcement is expected later today, after the employees are given the news. The move […]

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