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Victorious Liberal candidate Rex Hillier is congratulated by a supporter Wednesday night. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram

Liberals claim victory in C.B.S.

November 06, 2014 - 7 h 32

“If they’re all telling the truth, we did alright,” said one volunteer, setting down the receiver on one of her final calls. The earliest poll results showed Progressive Conservative candidate...

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Liberals claim victory in C.B.S.

Auditor general raises alarm on government spending

November 06, 2014 - 0 h 21

Finance Minister Ross Wiseman was more upbeat, casting years of budget shortfalls and the creeping threat of a structural deficit as “strategic investments” in the province’s future.

Paddon’s...

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Liberals celebrating byelection victory

November 05, 2014 - 21 h 13

At about 8:45 p.m., with unofficial counts in for all polls, Liberal headquarters erupted in applause and back slapping.

The final count was 2,102 votes for Hillier, 130 votes for the NDP's...

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Liberals celebrating byelection victory

Former PC leader dead at 86

November 05, 2014 - 9 h 59

James Joseph Greene, Q.C., was elected Rhodes Scholar for Newfoundland in 1949 and studied law at Merton College, Oxford. Greene had a career in law for more than 47 years, partnering for many of those...

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Former PC leader dead at 86

Leaders pledge greater economic diversity with funds

November 05, 2014 - 4 h 35

The same goes for a fresh-faced, would-be manufacturer with a novel product, looking to build its operations.

If diversification of the provincial economy means, in part, adding more innovative...

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Leaders pledge greater economic diversity with funds

Premier says ad is defamatory

October 08, 2014 - 4 h 35

Speaking to The Telegram, Davis said he felt the full-page ad was a personal attack, and it made a raft of untrue allegations.

“This is a personal attack. This alleges that I’ve broken the...

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Premier says ad is defamatory

Controversy dogs new minister

October 03, 2014 - 4 h 35

Until Tuesday, Manning was essentially unkown to the world of Newfoundland and Labrador politics, but that changed when Premier Paul Davis appointed her to cabinet.

The official government news...

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Controversy dogs new minister

Manning says it’s ‘much ado about nothing’

October 02, 2014 - 4 h 35

She said she thinks the criticism coming from the opposition parties is because they’re threatened by the Progressive Conservative government.

Manning does not hold a seat in the House of...

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Manning says it’s ‘much ado about nothing’

Liberals call for election after cabinet shuffle

October 01, 2014 - 8 h 44

“What we have is a premier that was chosen by less than 400 people in the province, and now we have an unelected minister,” Ball said. “Right now this really speaks to instability in the province,...

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Liberals call for election after cabinet shuffle