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…

Newfoundlanders head to provincial polls after a muted ‘non-campaign’

Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador head to the polls today to decide the fate of Premier Dwight Ball’s Liberal government after an election campaign that focused on two leaders – neither of whom is particularly well-liked by the public. Recent…

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election

Leaders of Newfoundland and Labrador’s three elected parties will square off tonight in the first televised political debate of the province’s election campaign. Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie – his closest rival in the May…

Newfoundland and Labrador provincial election called for May 16

Premier Dwight Ball has called an early election in Newfoundland and Labrador for May 16, in what’s shaping up as a close race between the ruling Liberals and opposition Tories. Ball made the announcement Wednesday evening in the lobby of…