Nalcor hires former deputy minister as ‘global leader’ offshore consultant for $337K

A former deputy minister for the Department of Natural Resources was recently awarded a $337,000 consulting contract without competition by Nalcor, prompting scrutiny from the Opposition in the House of Assembly Tuesday. Aberdeen International Associations, co-directed by Gordon McIntosh — who worked alongside Minister Siobhan Coady in 2016 and helped design the province’s offshore plan — was recently awarded […]

‘Devastating’ rolling blackouts if Muskrat fails with no guarantee of help from N.S.: NDP

Newfoundland and Labrador’s backup plan if the Labrador Link goes down is all based on a wink and a handshake, and the NDP pressed the Ball government Tuesday on whether they’re building strategies to turn that tacit deal into a contractual obligation. The short answer, according to Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady? The Public Utilities […]

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Participate in Opening Ceremony of 2019 Sharing our Cultures Event

Government News Release Executive Council March 19, 2019 Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Participate in Opening Ceremony of 2019 Sharing our Cultures Event The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will bring greetings at the opening ceremony for Sharing Our Cultures 2019 tomorrow (Wednesday, March 20). The event […]

Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Discuss Immigration in Corner Brook

Government News Release Advanced Education, Skills and Labour March 19, 2019 Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Discuss Immigration in Corner Brook The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will open the fourth Minister’s Roundtable on Immigration tomorrow (Wednesday, March 20) at 9:30 a.m. at the Glynmill […]

Ministerial Statement – Minister Coady Welcomes the Reopening of Beaver Brook Antimony

Government News Release Natural Resources March 19, 2019 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources: Minister Coady Welcomes the Reopening of Beaver Brook Antimony Mr. Speaker, I rise today in this Honourable House to recognize the reopening […]

Ministerial Statement – Minister Haley Discusses Session of United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Government News Release Executive Council March 19, 2019 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister for the Status of Women: Minister Haley Discusses Session of United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Mr. Speaker, last week I had […]

Picture posted on Facebook humour site gets Terra Nova man busted by police

A popular satire social media account was responsible for police tracking down a driver who was pictured holding an open beer while allegedly driving a vehicle.  The RCMP said it was notified of a posting on Cape Shore Memes, a social media account that says it specializes in Newfoundland humour. The Facebook account has more […]

‘Sexual nature’ allegations result in St. John’s-based Armed Forces member charged

A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has been charged after alleged incidents of a sexual nature happened at a St. John’s station.   Maj. Kirk Kendall is facing: One count of disgraceful conduct.   Three counts of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.   One count of drunkenness. All of the charges contravene different sections […]

Here’s why men are bearing the unemployment brunt of the economic slowdown

The unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is trending downward, but one pattern that persists — and stands out from a national perspective — is the gap in the jobless rate between men and women. According to February numbers from Statistics Canada, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for males ages 15 to 64 was 13.9 per cent, […]

Here’s why men are bearing the unemployment brunt of the economic slowdown

The unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is trending downward, but one pattern that persists — and stands out from a national perspective — is the gap in the jobless rate between men and women. According to February numbers from Statistics Canada, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for males ages 15 to 64 was 13.9 per cent, […]

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