N.L. premier, Innu leaders meet after minister’s ‘race card’ comment

Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier will meet with Innu Nation leaders Monday after a former cabinet minister said the Indigenous group is prone to playing the race card. A spokesperson for Dwight Ball says the Liberal premier will be in Labrador…

N.L. cabinet shuffle moves former provincial Speaker to environment file

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball shuffled his cabinet in St. John’s this morning, moving the former provincial Speaker to a cabinet position. Perry Trimper, who represents Labrador’s Lake Melville district, has become minister of municipal affairs and environment, a…

N.L. Tory leader wants missed methylmercury work at Muskrat Falls investigated

Newfoundland and Labrador’s opposition leader wants the province’s auditor general to investigate the government’s failure to carry out environmental work around the Muskrat Falls reservoir. The work, known as “capping,” was meant to reduce the risk of toxic methylmercury produced…

Jimmy Kimmel’s sidekick lands in Dildo, N.L., looks forward to ‘seeing the Balls’

Jimmy Kimmel’s loyal sidekick has arrived in the picturesque Newfoundland town of Dildo with hopes of bolstering the late night host’s chances of becoming mayor. The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live confirmed in a tweet to Newfoundland Premier Dwight Ball…

Health care, trade on the agenda as Canada’s premiers set to meet in Saskatchewan

July 10 2019 9:07am Canada’s premiers are set to meet in Saskatchewan on Wednesday, with multiple topics including health care and reducing trade barriers are expected to be on the books for discussions. Kyle Benning reports. ‘ }); } else…

Recount gives N.L. NDP crucial Labrador electoral district by just two votes

A judicial recount has confirmed a narrow NDP win in a Labrador riding in last month’s provincial election, denying the governing Liberals majority status. When the final tally was announced today, just two votes separated NDP newcomer Jordan Brown and…

Saskatchewan’s Premier Scott Moe most popular leader in Canada: poll

Saskatchewan loves its leader. Premier Scott Moe had a 65 per cent approval rating in a recent Angus Reid survey, the highest of all premiers in Canada. The rating is up six percentage points from the last quarter, and up…

N.L. premier says MHAs need to work together in minority legislature

While Liberal governments have fallen in P.E.I., New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec, this week voters in Newfoundland and Labrador went against the so-called conservative “blue wave.” But within the realm of N.L. politics, the victory of the governing Liberals also…

Incumbent N.L. Liberals pull ahead of PCs in early results

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The Liberals in Newfoundland and Labrador were maintaining a solid lead over the Progressive Conservatives as ballots were counted in an election that played out against the backdrop of a moribund economy. As the results rolled…