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Three PC leadership candidates
as nominations close
Paul Davis, Steve Kent and John Ottenheimer

ST. JOHN’S, July 7, 2014 – With the close of nominations today at 12 noon NDT / 11:30 a.m. ADT for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador, leadership Convention Committee co-chairs Sheila Kelly-Blackmore and Tommy Williams announced that the three leadership candidates are Paul Davis, Steve Kent and John Ottenheimer.

“Across our province, delegate selection meetings will be held between July 14 and August 14, 2014,” said Williams. “We encourage Party supporters throughout Newfoundland and Labrador to participate in the delegate selection process as we prepare for an exciting leadership convention weekend in mid-September.”

Kelly-Blackmore said, “The PC leadership convention and Annual General Meeting will be held on September 12-13, 2014 at the Delta Convention Centre in St. John’s. The PC Leader will be elected by secret ballot on Saturday, September 13. This is a tremendous time of renewal for our Party as we prepare to choose the next Leader of our Party and the next Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.”

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(July 16, 2014) As a part of the Provincial Government’s commitment to providing leading edge telecommunications services and infrastructure, broadband coverage will be extended to an additional 5,086 households in 102 Newfoundland and Labrador communities. The Provincial Government will invest $4.6 million in this third phase of the Rural Broadband Initiative. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development.

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New gas tax funding for communities

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