Yvonne Jones

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Liberal MP Apologizes For Costly Gaffe

Labrador MP Yvonne Jones has issued an apology for failing to stand for a roll call during a vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday on a bill to create a national dementia strategy. Her oversight w...
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Liberals' Newest MP Spent The Most

The Liberals' newest MP spent the most during the first period covered by the party's promise to post expense account information online. Yvonne Jones, who won a May by-election for the Lib...
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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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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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Yvonne Jones Wins Labrador Byelection

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Conservatives urged Labrador voters to overlook spending rule violations and return incumbent Peter Penashue to Ottawa as a cabinet minister — an offer they answered with a resoundi...
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Penashue Or Another Way?

The federal byelection in Labrador boils down to a choice: a former cabinet minister who says he'll wield influence in Ottawa, versus Liberal and NDP challengers who say they'll chart a new course for...
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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 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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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...