Peter Penashue Election Spending

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Penashue Says He Repaid $25,000 Loan

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 interview today that the CEO of Innu Development Limited Part...
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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 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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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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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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Unfair Advantage?

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 candidate."They can spend all the money they want r...
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Penashue: 'CBC Hasn't Been Fair To Me'

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 journalist in Labrador. Although the federal byelecti...
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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...
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Explain Yourself

Embattled Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Peter Penashue says he told workers during his election campaign that he could not accept corporate donations and that he's surprised and disappointed by t...
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Double Trouble For Penashue

OTTAWA - Embattled Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue is facing a double-barrelled opposition attack.He's been under siege for weeks amid allegations of illegal financing for the 2011 campai...
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Group Questions Tory Donations

A public advocacy group is calling for an investigation into donations made by top executives of a prominent St. John's construction company to federal Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue's c...
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Tory MP Accused Of Being A 'Cheater'

Labradorians — including former MP Todd Russell are using some harsh words to describe Peter Penashue's overspending on his federal election campaign. "Peter was a cheater. It's as simple as that," s...