PETER PENASHUE SCANDAL

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Loss Not 'Surprising,' MacKay Says

Defence Minister Peter MacKay, who will again pick up the job of representing Newfoundland and Labrador at the federal cabinet table, says there will be no repercussions for Peter Penashue's loss in t...
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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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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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Leave Him Out Of It

The Liberal MP whom controversial Tory Peter Penashue unseated in the 2011 federal election said Monday he will not pursue a chance to get even. Todd Russell, who had represented Labrador for six yea...
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Harper, Rae Trade 'Ugly' Comments

OTTAWA - Things got ugly in the House of Commons — literally.With opposition accusations flying over the resignation last week of Labrador MP Peter Penashue, Prime Minister Stephen Harper again heaped...
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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...