NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government

The deciding seat in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Liberal minority setup came from a surprising race in Thursday’s election, with an NDP political rookie unseating a Liberal cabinet minister by a slim margin. READ MORE: N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals…

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…

Tory Leader Ches Crosbie and sister Beth both vying for seats in N.L. election

As the son of retired political heavyweight John Crosbie, Ches Crosbie presents Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with a familiar name as he seeks to become the province’s next premier in the May 16 election. But the Tory leader is not the…

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics

Newfoundland and Labrador’s growing diversity is not yet reflected in its overwhelmingly white slate of elected officials – something Hasan Hai, a Liberal candidate in the upcoming provincial election, hopes will change. The percentage of racialized Newfoundlanders and Labradorians more…

Renewed Atlantic Accord provides big boost to N.L. Liberals ahead of possible election

In Newfoundland and Labrador, the mood is brighter than it’s been in a while. After five years of drowning in debt from the slide in oil prices, the federal government has thrown the province a lifeline. The province will receive…