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• Five Guatemalan agriculture labourers employed as chicken catchers have returned to their home country after complaints were lodged over pay and living conditions here. The Labour Relations Agency confirmed it is investigating alleged violations of the Labour Standards Act involving temporary foreign workers at two locations in the province, but would not specify what the complaints are or where they were based.

 

• Sat in the gallery of the House of Assembly Wednesday, former premier Danny Williams made no secret about how he felt as the debate on the Muskrat Falls project wrapped up. “I feel really good. I feel very proud to sit in the gallery here today and see that this is going to go through because I do think this is the best thing for the people of the province.”

 

• One evening, in the days leading up to the Christmas of 1860, Isaac Mercer of Bay Roberts was killed by a group of mummers as he and two male relatives walked home. Several men where charged with the death, but no one was ever convicted.

Now, a folklore professor is unearthing new information about the case that lead to Mummering being banned in this province.

 

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Organizations: Labour Relations Agency, Breaking News

Geographic location: Bay Roberts

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