You know there is not a lot more to be said about the Greene Report or PERT (Premiers Economic Recovery Team). Reactions are playing out like a ballet. Everyone knows the steps.
Perhaps we should not have been surprised. Support for PERT has not been overwhelming at least from “parties
By: Michael Chubbs
As The Herald’s newest intern, I’d like to introduce myself by sharing what I’ve been doing around here for the last week or so.
So, what did my first few days look like? Running coffees and copying papers? Not exactly.
“Hi, Michael, I’m just grabbing the Premier
By. Michael Chubbs
From long elections to life in Labrador, The Herald goes one-on-one with this province’s 14th premier
The longest election in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador has finally come to a close and the Premier has sworn in his new cabinet.
As the dust following a
There was no surprise in the result of the provincial election. I had mentioned that an incumbent government, headed by a doctor, in the middle of a COVID pandemic would be hard to unseat. Even a poor running of the pandemic election wasn’t enough. It just ticked people off.
There’s long been negativity around politics and politicians. From sayings like ‘Tory times are tough times’ to the often uttered, ‘how do you know a politician is lying? His lips are moving’ one liner, those who offer themselves up to ‘serve’ often get served up some sauce.
And while Newfoundlanders
My grandfather Malone was a real St. John’s man. He was Catholic and anti-Confederate. The capital had voted heavily against Confederation in the 1948 referenda. My grandfather worked for the ultimate St. John’s merchant firm which was Bowring Brothers and it appears he bought whole hog into the notion that
This province’s Minister of Health talks life and times during COVID-19
As someone who loves the great outdoors, Dr. John Haggie, MHA for Gander and Minister of Health and Community Services, says he gets how frustrating life has become under the current public health orders.
‘Trying to be cautious’