The former Nalcor CEO has a history of misleading the public on cost overruns at Muskrat Falls. It’s time for an investigation.
Former premier and natural resources minister Tom Marshall says Muskrat Falls report “would have rung all kinds of alarms.”
Two words: Danny Williams.
In an era of never before seen wealth, they mismanaged our coffers and squandered our nest egg of oil revenues. Now the PC Government is deferring needed social infrastructure because, they say, we have no money.
Is a commitment to openness and transparency with access to information this government’s real motivation for accepting an effective quashing of its infamous Bill 29?
Institutional discrimination at its best: The ‘old boys club’ reviews fracking
In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons in the experience for the rest of the country?
What happens at the Duke stays at the Duke… until now
Tom Marshall’s first and last speech from the throne is as remarkable for what it does not say as for what it does
Former premier joins party she feels best reflects her values
Kathy Dunderdale’s legacy is a complex one, but one thing is clear: the PC government must dramatically shift course
Tom Marshall, the minister responsible for the Public Service Secretariat, which negotiates major contracts with the government, told VOCM Backtalk with Paddy Daley not to expect to hear any more from the provincial government as negotiations continue with the Pharmacy Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. A group of independent pharmacists, who don’t believe they are represented by their own governing body, have been doing their best to have their opinions heard in recent months with paid advertising and threats to retract from the Provincial drug program. But Marshall says the chair and one of the members of the only group the province will negotiate with – the Pharmacy Association – are independent pharmacists, while the third is a former independent pharmacist. Source: VOCM
Amidst reports that the government will collect about $600 million extra from higher-than-expected oil production this fiscal year, NDP leader Lorraine Michael says “This money, I think, needs to be seen as revenue that has come early, and we [should] keep it until we look at how we need to spend our money in 2012/2013”. Newfoundland and Labrador debt currently sits at $8.2 billion, and Finance Minister Tom Marshall has already committed to applying whatever surplus the province sees towards lowering that debt. Source: CBC