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News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

The 45-year-old surgeon and charity founder beat out John Abbott in the contest to replace Premier Dwight Ball

News Energy General
July 4, 2019  

N.L. premier testifies at inquiry into controversial Muskrat Falls dam

Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.

News Energy General
October 1, 2018  

We can be ‘really proud’ of Muskrat Falls megaproject, former NL premier

Danny Williams championed Muskrat Falls as a form of energy independence from Quebec, before retiring from politics shortly after announcing the plan in 2010.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 10, 2016  

Hydro Quebec wins another round in energy feud with Nfld.

Court affirms its right to buy “virtually all of the power” from Churchill Falls dam.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
April 22, 2016  

Former Fortis president takes lead on Muskrat Falls project

Announcement to come regarding the resignation of Nalcor’s remaining board members.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 19, 2016  

NL’s bleak finances fuel angst for the future

Budget’s gouging of at least $3K per family is a lightning rod for fury and existential angst over the province’s future.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 15, 2016  

NL budget delivers tax hikes, job cuts, $2B deficit

Measures to cut government spending and raise cash are expected to cost average families $3,000 in new taxes.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
February 23, 2016  

Feds allocate $250M to help struggling Alberta

Little-known fiscal stabilization program provides help when provincial revenues fall by more than 5% from one year to the next.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 3, 2015  

NL introduces new generic royalty regime for offshore oil

Province expects the simplified system will make the province more competitive.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Sustainability
September 30, 2015  

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project over budget and delayed

Crown corporation attributes the increased cost of construction to market pressures and changes.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 11, 2015  

Hundreds of jobs expected as Vale approves new Labrador mine

Development will increase lifespan of Voisey’s Bay by 15 years and boost operations at the Long Harbour nickel processing plant.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
July 20, 2015  

Premiers sign national energy strategy after three years of talks

A communique released July 17 said the plan helps set energy priorities and “encourage the transition to a lower carbon economy.”

News Aerospace Automotive Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Production
April 30, 2015  

NL will have to wait until 2016 to see export recovery, says EDC

Machinery, auto parts and aerospace sectors will make up for major losses in energy.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production
April 16, 2015  

Oil dependent NL lacks competitive edge, study says

Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 14, 2014  

Let’s follow the Fathers of Confederation

Some provinces are injuring their own potential by simplistically and reflexively opposing sensible economic opportunities.