Peter Penashue Election Spending

Penashue Says He Repaid $25,000 Loan

CBC | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Politics

Former Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue says he's repaid a $25,000 loan from an Innu group. Penashue told CBC News in a phone...

Credibility Put To Test

CBC | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada Politics

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 revel...

Penashue Trailing Badly

CBC | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Politics

Former federal cabinet minister Peter Penashue is trailing badly in the lead-up to the byelection in Labrador, according to a poll released today. ...

I'll Be Back

CBC | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

Harper Controlled Penashue: Crosbie

CBC | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Politics

Former Newfoundland and Labrador lieutenant-governor John Crosbie says he thinks the Prime Minister's Office has been directing the way questions abou...

Unfair Advantage?

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Pre-writ spending by the Conservatives ahead of a federal byelection in Labrador adds up to an unfair advantage, says the Liberal c...

Penashue: 'CBC Hasn't Been Fair To Me'

CBC | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Politics

A media scrum that followed a funding announcement took a bit of a twist on Friday — when former Labrador MP Peter Penashue took issue with a CBC jo...

Very Bad News For Penashue

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Politics

Peter Penashue may not be returning to the House of Commons, as a new poll suggests the beleaguered former Tory cabinet minister’s re-election hopes...

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Harper Just Wants 'Control,' Former Tory MP Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A former Conservative MP says Prime Minister Stephen Harper didn’t call an open nomination meeting in Labrador because he feared party me...

WATCH: Liberal Hopeful Mocked By Cabinet Minister

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Politics

Joyce Murray’s big moment didn’t go as smoothly as she may have hoped. Like Justin Trudeau two weeks ago, the Liberal leadership hopeful was gi...

What Penashue Did 10 Days Before Resigning

CBC | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

Former Labrador MP Peter Penashue, under fire for taking illegal campaign donations, signed off on new spending records 10 days before resigning his s...

Where Did The Money Come From?

CBC | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Politics

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...

Will Penashue Make It To Byelection?

CBC | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Politics

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 La...

Explain Yourself

CBC | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Embattled Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue says he told workers during his election campaign that he could not accept corporate donat...

Double Trouble For Penashue

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Embattled Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue is facing a double-barrelled opposition attack.He's been under siege for weeks amid al...

WATCH: Tory Minister's Painful Answer

CBC | Laura Payton | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue says he won't quit his cabinet role and promises that he'll explain his 2011 campaign spendi...

Opposition Calls For Tory MP To Get The Boot

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue should be kicked out of cabinet for questionable campaign spending and donations, an opposition MP s...

Group Questions Tory Donations

CBC | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Politics

A public advocacy group is calling for an investigation into donations made by top executives of a prominent St. John's construction company to federa...

Liberals Press For Probe Into Tory's Spending

CBC | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Politics

Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae is calling on Elections Canada to launch a formal investigation into the election spending of Intergovernmental Affairs...

Penalties For Candidates Who Overspend 'A Joke'

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2012 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Penalties and enforcement should be toughened up to deter illegal overspending by candidates in federal elections, say Democracy Wa...

Tory MP Accused Of Being A 'Cheater'

CBC | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Labradorians — including former MP Todd Russell are using some harsh words to describe Peter Penashue's overspending on his federal election campaig...

Tory Minister Blames Campaign Overspending On Inexperience

CBC | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Embattled federal Tory cabinet minister Peter Penashue blames inexperience for overspending on his 2011 federal election campaign, during which an air...

Tory Minister's Campaign Chief Sorry For Spending Errors

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The former campaign manager for federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue has apologized for mistakes and omissions...