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…

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…

Polls suggest tight race and frustrated voters with one week to N.L. election

With Newfoundland and Labrador a week away from a general election, three recent polls with conflicting results suggest a tight race between the Liberals and Tories. READ MORE: Newfoundland and Labrador provincial election called for May 16 Story continues below…

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…

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…