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‘I’d say that’s nonsense’: Nalcor board members challenged about their connections to Danny Williams

Three key former members of the Nalcor Energy board of directors acknowledge they have close ties with former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams. But were they appointed to the Crown corporation’s board in order to ensure Muskrat Falls was sanctioned without the necessary scrutiny? “I’d say that’s nonsense,” former board member Gerry Shortall said […]

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Government News Release Natural ResourcesTourism, Culture, Industry and InnovationOctober 16, 2018 Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to […]

Provincial Government Releases Regulations for Legalized Recreational Cannabis

Government News Release FinanceService NLOctober 16, 2018 Provincial Government Releases Regulations for Legalized Recreational Cannabis Today the Provincial Government has cleared the final legislative hurdle in advance of legalized recreational cannabis with amendments to the Highway Traffic Regulations and the introduction of Cannabis Control Regulations and Cannabis Licensing and Operations […]

Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Speak at National Association of Federal Retirees Luncheon Meeting

Government News Release Health and Community Services October 16, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Speak at National Association of Federal Retirees Luncheon Meeting The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will speak at the fall luncheon meeting for the Central Newfoundland Branch 86 of the National […]

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Browne to Address Legendary Coasts Annual General Meeting

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation October 16, 2018 Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Browne to Address Legendary Coasts Annual General Meeting Mark Browne, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will speak at Legendary Coasts of Eastern Newfoundland’s Annual General Meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, October 17). The event […]

Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women

Government News Release Children, Seniors and Social Development October 16, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will attend the 36th Annual Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting of Ministers Responsible for the […]

MHA’s attendance at Corner Brook Pride Week draws backlash

MHA Gerry Byrne faced flak from at least one member of the LGBTQ community after making an appearance at a Pride flag-raising at Corner Brook City Hall on Monday. (City of Corner Brook/Twitter) Gerry Byrne was in Corner Brook on Monday to help kick off Pride Week with a flag raising at city hall, but […]

Police investigating report of gunfire at house in St. John’s

Police say there were no injuries during a reported incident of gunfire Monday night in St. John’s. (Twitter) Just before 9 p.m. Monday night Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers responded to a residence on Bennett Avenue to a report of gunshots fired in the area.  When officers arrived, they discovered damage to the home consistent with […]

Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Speak in Trinity at Annual General Meeting of Local Community Business Development Corporation Branch

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation October 16, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Speak in Trinity at Annual General Meeting of Local Community Business Development Corporation Branch The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will speak at the Community Business Development Corporation’s (CBDC) […]

Eastern Health breach names patients who suffered pregnancy and infant loss

A Mount Pearl woman says changes are needed to ensure an Eastern Health privacy breach that exposed the names and email addresses of people who have lost a baby doesn’t happen again. “It’s fine and dandy to apologize and say you’re sorry, but there needs to be some actionable items that goes along with that as […]

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