Peter Penashue Byelection

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Harper Talks Penashue Loss

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Kathy Dunderdale says she respects the choice of Labrador voters, but losing the province's only Conservative MP in Monday's byelection won't help relations with Ottawa.Fede...
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Credibility Put To Test

Today's byelection in Labrador will determine whether former MP Peter Penashue will win his riding back after he resigned his seat in March over revelations that his 2011 campaign accepted ineligible...
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Penashue, Harper Won't Be Probed

OTTAWA - Canada's conflict of interest and ethics commissioner says she won't investigate complaints about how the federal byelection in Labrador was called.Green party Leader Elizabeth May had asked...
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MacKay's Cabinet 'Guarantee'

Elections Canada says the turnout for the advance poll in the Labrador byelection is up significantly over the last federal election in 2011. Officials say 1,552 people have already cast their ballot...
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Penashue Accuses Rival Of Double-Dipping

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Labrador byelection debate descended into a bizarre trade-off of accusations as Conservative incumbent Peter Penashue said his Liberal challenger has misspent public funds — an ac...
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Penashue Trailing Badly

Former federal cabinet minister Peter Penashue is trailing badly in the lead-up to the byelection in Labrador, according to a poll released today. The VOCM-Abacus Data Labrador poll found that 63 per...
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Dunderdale Assails Penashue

Premier Kathy Dunderdale says if Peter Penashue had been a member of her cabinet, he would be ejected for comments this week in which he boasted about holding up a project in Newfoundland to help his...
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Rae Slams 'Buy-Election' Campaign

Interim federal Liberal leader Bob Rae used a byelection campaign stop in Labrador to freshen the party's attack against former Tory MP Peter Penashue, while questions continue to swirl over a mystery...
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I'll Be Back

Peter Penashue told a roomful of supporters Tuesday night that he will likely become a federal cabinet minister again if he wins the May 13 byelection, and that probability is a good reason for voters...
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Pensahue's Pitch To Voters

Conservative Peter Penashue says voters in Labrador would be best served with a member on the government side of the House of Commons. Penashue, who resigned his seat last month amid an Elections Can...
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Harper Controlled Penashue: Crosbie

Former Newfoundland and Labrador lieutenant-governor John Crosbie says he thinks the Prime Minister's Office has been directing the way questions about Peter Penashue's campaign spending have been han...
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NDP Will Not Stand Down In Labrador

Federal New Democrats will not heed calls from the Green Party of Canada asking the NDP not to run a candidate in the Labrador riding vacated by former Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue. "...
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When Byelection May Take Place

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Former Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue's bid for re-election was already in full swing Monday, just as a source close to him said a vote for Labrador will be held by mi...
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Will Penashue Make It To Byelection?

A former leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal Party will seek the nomination to carry the party's banner in a byelection for the riding of Labrador. Yvonne Jones, currently a Labrador MHA, m...
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Where Did The Money Come From?

Peter Penashue stepped down from the federal cabinet and resigned his Labrador seat in the House of Commons Thursday, while announcing he has paid the government $30,000 to cover "ineligible" contribu...