The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The 2013 Harbour Grace Affray #nlpoli

Kathy Dunderdale told reporters on Tuesday, while the polls were still open mind you, that the by-election results would be no big thing. Life would go on.  The world would turn. And the Conservatives had two years left in their mandate. That’s when everyone in the province understood that the provincial Conservatives had already conceded ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Diversifying the economy and slowing things down #nlpoli

Paul Oram was a colourful politician. Well, colourful in the sense that he flamed out very quickly.  Regular readers of these scribbles will remember him as the guy who had no idea what had happened in the province during his lifetime.  Not long after taking over the health department, Oram precipitated a huge political crisis.  ...