Gas prices are up, ending an 8-week streak of decreases

After eight straight weeks, drivers are paying a bit more at the pumps as of Thursday morning across Newfoundland and Labrador.   The cost of gas has increased by 0.8 cents a litre.  That’s first time the price has gone up since mid-October.  In total, the price of a litre of gas had dropped by almost […]

‘Rude’ Ed Martin chastised by commissioner amid Muskrat inquiry meltdown

Commissioner Richard LeBlanc lost his cool at the Muskrat Falls inquiry Wednesday and directed his wrath at high-profile witness Ed Martin, describing the former Nalcor CEO as rude and unco-operative. The blow-up came near the end of three intense days of testimony by Martin, who is considered a key witness at the inquiry because he […]

‘Rude’ Ed Martin chastised by commissioner amid Muskrat inquiry meltdown

Commissioner Richard LeBlanc lost his cool at the Muskrat Falls inquiry Wednesday and directed his wrath at high-profile witness Ed Martin, describing the former Nalcor CEO as rude and unco-operative. The blow-up came near the end of three intense days of testimony by Martin, who is considered a key witness at the inquiry because he […]

Conspiracy comic book new project for artist teaming up with his former teacher

When St. John’s artist Paul Tucker started work on a new comic book, he knew right away there was another local talent he wanted to collaborate with: someone who helped teach him how to make comic books in the first place. When Tucker’s new comic — called Nobody is in Control, published by Black Mask […]

Provincial Government Announces Appointments to the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Review Division

Government News Release Service NLDecember 12, 2018 Provincial Government Announces Appointments to the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Review Division Today, the Provincial Government has announced two full-time appointments to the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Review Division (WHSCRD). The appointments were made through the merit-based appointment process established by […]

Provincial Government Calls for Proposals to Deliver Bridging Language Training for Resettled Refugees

Government News Release Advanced Education, Skills and LabourDecember 12, 2018 Provincial Government Calls for Proposals to Deliver Bridging Language Training for Resettled Refugees The Provincial Government is calling for proposals to deliver bridging language training for resettled refugees. Eligible applicants include non-profit community organizations registered under the Corporations Act […]

Exemption Granted to Allow Provincial Government to Move Ahead with Payday Loan Legislation

Government News Release Service NLDecember 12, 2018 Exemption Granted to Allow Provincial Government to Move Ahead with Payday Loan Legislation Legislation to regulate the payday lending industry is one step closer to coming into force, following an exemption that was published today by the Federal Government in the Canada Gazette. […]

Ministers Letto and Dempster Announce Funding for Swilers Rugby Football Club

Government News Release Municipal Affairs and EnvironmentChildren, Seniors and Social DevelopmentDecember 12, 2018 Ministers Letto and Dempster Announce Funding for Swilers Rugby Football Club Today, the Honourable Graham Letto, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, was joined by the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, to […]

Independent Tax Review Committee Report Released

Government News Release FinanceDecember 12, 2018 Independent Tax Review Committee Report Released The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, today accepted a report on the province’s tax system from the Independent Tax Review Committee (ITRC). The review considered the tax capacity of the province, taking […]

‘Rude’ Ed Martin chastised by commissioner amid Muskrat inquiry meltdown

Commissioner Richard LeBlanc lost his cool at the Muskrat Falls inquiry Wednesday and directed his wrath at high-profile witness Ed Martin, describing the former Nalcor CEO as rude and unco-operative. The blow-up came near the end of three intense days of testimony by Martin, who is considered a key witness at the inquiry because he […]

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