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Health care takes centre stage in N.L. election campaign

The countdown is on: politicians in Newfoundland and Labrador have 26 more days to earn their votes from residents of this province, with a mid-winter election drawing closer by the hour. Welcome to CBC N.L.’s Election Notebook, your regular filling of yarns, bits and bobs and tales from the campaign trail. You’ll see this feature […]

Crosbie accuses Furey of flip-flopping after tweet claiming ‘misinformation’ on economic report

Liberal Leader Andrew Furey is alleging “misinformation” about an impending report from his economic recovery team report, and his political opponents are accusing him of flip-flopping on his intentions to consult the public on its recommendations. On Twitter on Saturday afternoon, Furey said he “wanted to address the misinformation about there” about the report from the team, led by Moya […]

N.L. reports no new COVID-19 cases, for 12th time this month

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. (Heather Gillis/CBC) Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, leaving the number of active cases in the province at six. Monday marked the 12th day so far this month that no additional cases of COVID-19 were reported. Sunday marked the […]

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2021-002 Released

Government News Release The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report A-2021-002 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner. -30- Media contactSean MurrayDirector of Research & Quality […]

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2021-001 Released

Government News Release The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report A-2021-001 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner. -30- Media contactSean MurrayDirector of Research & Quality […]

Newfoundland and Labrador Election 2021: Let the Games Begin

Newfoundland and Labrador Election 2021: Let the Games Begin Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/01/18/newfoundland-and-labrador-election-2021-let-the-games-begin/Aggregated from: The Indy

Province refusing to pay legal fees for HMP guards, dispute heading to arbitration

Ambiguous language and the alleged killing of an inmate have led to a dispute between the Newfoundland and Labrador government and the province’s largest public sector union. The province is refusing to pay the legal fees for 10 correctional officers accused of playing a role in the homicide of Indigenous inmate Jonathan Henoche, according to a source close to […]

Province strikes 3 tentative agreements with unions days before election call

CUPE NL president, Sherry Hillier, says she has no doubt government reached a tentative agreement with them and two other unions because they were close to calling an election. (Heather Gillis/CBC) In the days before calling the general election on Friday, the Liberal provincial government struck tentative collective agreements with three unions — Canadian Union […]

Trial continues in Corner Brook for man accused of dangerous driving, impaired driving causing death

Nine witnesses have taken the stand so far at the trial of Thomas Whittle in Corner Brook.  The 29-year-old is accused of dangerous driving causing death and impaired driving causing death after the snowmobile he was driving collided with a taxi near Marble Mountain in 2017. Whittle’s passenger, Justyn Pollard, was killed.  Trial underway for man […]

Rotational workers dealt ‘another huge blow’ as Air Canada flights slashed

Rotational workers in Newfoundland and Labrador are grappling with yet another burden, after Air Canada announced Tuesday it’s closing major transit corridors in and out of the province later this month. “It’s another huge blow,” said Michael Dean, who works in Alberta but resides in Newfoundland. As of Jan. 23, Air Canada will no longer fly […]

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