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Opposition Wins Major Improvements to ‘Special Ballot’ Election Bill

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, “Our efforts this week in the House of Assembly were effective in persuading the Liberal government to bring forward several changes to their ‘special ballot’ election legislation, proving the point we were making that their original Bill was fundamentally flawed and required changes.”

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New ‘Special Ballot’ Bill is Fundamentally Flawed

Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, said, “The Bill the Liberals brought to the House of Assembly to fix the ‘special ballot’ legislation that was just ruled unconstitutional is itself fundamentally flawed.”

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Two Seek PC Nomination in Mount Pearl North

At the close of nominations, the Provincial Executive of the Progressive Conservative Party announced today that two nominees are seeking to become the PC candidate in the upcoming by-election in the District of Mount Pearl North: Jim Lester and Chuck Nurse.

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Nominations open in Mount Pearl North

The Provincial Executive of the Progressive Conservative Party announced today that nominations of candidates for the upcoming by-election for the District of Mount Pearl North opened today, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) and will close on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

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150th Anniversary of Jackman's Heroic Act

Keith Hutchings, PC MHA for Ferryland District, said, “The Captain William Jackman Heritage Society is raising funds to construct and maintain a monument to honour a local hero who, 150 years ago on October 9, 1867, swam into icy Labrador seas to rescue 27 shipwrecked mariners.”

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What Did NL Get for MPR's?

With the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) now in place, Keith Hutchings, Intergovernmental Affairs Critic for the Official Opposition, is asking what Newfoundland and Labrador got for giving up minimum processing requirements (MPRs) in the fishery as part of CETA.

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