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'Taking down the saltwater mafia': Fish harvesters move towards new union

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:12:06 EDT


About 100 people gathered at a Gander hotel Thursday to elect the leaders of a new fish harvesters union, and discuss how FISH-NL will go forward.

'Missed opportunity': Quiet fiscal update disappoints business, PCs

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:43:03 EDT


After a tough budget in the spring, Newfoundland and Labrador's finance minister delivered a fiscal update on Thursday that saw lots of numbers, but not much action, according to PC leader Paul Davis.

Revenue, oil up; program spending down: N.L. drops deficit forecast from $1.83B to $1.58B

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:53 EDT


Finance Minister Cathy Bennett says the province's finances have improved, dropping the deficit from $2.2 billion to $1.6 billion.

15 assistant deputy minister positions cut in civil service restructuring

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:23:16 EDT


The provincial government has announced further layoffs as part of Newfoundland and Labrador's ongoing restructuring of its civil service.

Battle over Muskrat Falls: What you need to know

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


The fight over the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador appears to have stopped short of reaching a crisis point — including fears around the fate of three protesters staging a hunger strike — for now.

N.L. finance minister 'disappointed' by Quebec's opposition to extended Muskrat Falls loan guarantee

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:22:57 EDT


"Unneighbourly" and "disappointing" are the two words N.L. Finance Minister Cathy Bennett is using to describe Quebec's attempt to block an enhanced loan guarantee for the Muskrat Falls hydro project.

Husky posts 3rd quarter profit, assessing 'next steps' for East Coast

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:26:19 EDT


The operator of the White Rose oil play off the coast of Newfoundland says it made a profit during the third quarter of 2016, because it sold off assets.

The Way Forward set us back $34K

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:56:24 EDT


The provincial government's one-day "Way Forward" strategy session earlier this month cost $34,256.29.

Torbay residents under boil water order

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:29:02 EDT


Residents of Torbay are being told to boil their water before drinking it, after the town's water disinfection plant malfunctioned.

Muskrat Falls project 'won't proceed' if it affects human health: environment minister

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:30:00 EDT


Environment Minister Perry Trimper says the Newfoundland and Labrador government will do what's necessary to make Muskrat Falls right.

Belgium reaches deal to back EU-Canada trade agreement

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:41:06 EDT


The Belgian government has reached a deal to back the free trade pact between the European Union and Canada that was originally supposed to be signed today. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip is postponed until all of Belgium's regional parliaments approve a new declaration.

Review of chief medical examiner's office begins, report expected in months

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:30:00 EDT


A review examining the infrastructure, resources, policies and procedures of the Newfoundland and Labrador Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has begun.

Death of Scully could bring birth of Kami: Alderon intends to take Wabush Mines without submitting bid

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT


A plan to reuse the Wabush Scully Mine could kickstart a nearby iron ore project, but the interested company has no intention to spend a dollar on it.

Fuel prices: gasoline up 1.6 cents while diesel drops slightly

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:30:00 EDT


Drivers across Newfoundland and Labrador will be paying slightly more at the pumps this week, while those who use diesel can expect to save a little.

Stay up to date Thursday with the CBC N.L. Live Blog

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:01:00 EDT


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