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Former Liberal Premier Roger Grimes talks federal politics; from top issues to ABCs, one former head of the province weighs in on what he says matters

 
Roger Grimes, the former leader of the province’s Liberal Party, was the eighth Premier of Newfoundland Labrador from February 2001 until

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After a life dedicated to both provincial and federal politics, Jack Harris sits this one out, sharing that it’s time to smell the roses 

 
Jack Harris, the current New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, admits he still harbours some shock at his loss

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The Newfoundland Herald speaks with the former leader of the Newfoundland & Labrador New Democratic Party about her career in politics, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and more

Lorraine Michael took the pandemic lock-down in stride, she shared when we sat in her home to talk federal politics and

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In this instalment of Pam Pardy’s column Wait Till I Tells Ya, Pam goes out in search of the politically engaged to talk shop, but struggles

 
While out on an evening walk recently, I took the opportunity to feed my starving soul by engaging in some political

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Long Range Mountains Conservative candidate Carol Anstey shared why she just might be the best for the position and why Newfoundland & Labrador should put ABC on the back-burner

 
Carol Anstey is a busy lady. Businesswoman. Community-minded volunteer. Wife. Mom of four  – including twins – so

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Pam Pardy caught up with NDP candidate for St. John’s East in St. John’s NL

 
Mary Shortall is positioned to replace Jack Harris as the New Democratic Party candidate for the riding of St. John’s East in the upcoming federal election. While many know Shortall as a

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Seamus O’Regan talks about growing up in Labrador and how his love for this province keeps him focused

 
It’s a beautiful day in downtown St. John’s, and at Prosser’s Rock, the name given to the Fort Amherst Boat Basin, the MP for St. John’s South — Mount

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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

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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

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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 tiring

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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

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