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I feel a bit better today about the future of our province. Optimistic by nature and despite keeping well-peeled eyes on public matters for a living and writing about them, I note with interest a June news release from The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School
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
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
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.
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
Know how the 1992 Quentin Tarantino classic, Reservoir Dogs was named? As the story goes, there was a pile of unsolicited scripts filed under the same name and it contained movie scripts, all figuratively vying for attention, just like dogs stuck in a reservoir tank waiting to be selected and
‘Fit to be tied’— party discipline and towing the party line
I’m not sure what rattled me more – the ridiculous charges levelled against me, or being stripped of my speaking privileges in the House of Commons.
Regardless, I ended up storming out of a “disciplinary meeting” held in early