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Budget 2012 April 26, 2012

Finance Minister Tom Marshall delivered a nearly $8 billion provincial budget Tuesday, April 24, 2012 that held the line on levels of spending and investments in key areas of health care, education and infrastructure, while carrying a deficit of $258.4 million — lower than previously forecast.

Fears of large job losses in the public sector also failed to materialize with only about 45 temporary positions expected to be eliminated this year. Stories, photos and videos produced by Telegram reporters and photographers covering the Budget.

For graphics on Budget 2012, click NUMBERS.

For Budget 2012 slideshow, click Photos.

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Finance Minister Tom Marshall (standing) delivers the 2012 budget in the House of Assembly Tuesday. — Photo by Gary Hebbard/The Telegram
Budget 2014: Full coverage March 28, 2014

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador brought down its budget March 27. The Telegram provided full coverage.

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Empowering the Senate March 19, 2012

On Monday, in an unprecedented collaboration among Atlantic Canadian newspapers, The Telegram began a detailed examination of the Canadian Senate.

For five days next week, along with The Telegraph-Journal of Saint John, The Daily Gleaner of Fredericton, The Times and Transcript of Moncton and The Guardian of Charlottetown, The Telegram will carry articles that we have developed together. On the sixth day, next Saturday, we will publish an unprecedented joint editorial.

Our daily newspapers believe the Senate can be reformed to more eloquently represent our provincial and regional interests. We believe the Prime Minister’s willingness to have each province, in effect, choose its own senators is an opportunity of historic importance. Among Atlantic governments, only New Brunswick has recognized the importance of this moment. 

We hope our series will encourage others to think about how the Senate has failed our region for 145 years and why now is our best…

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