Williams' greatest hits

Williams' greatest hits

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A look back at some of the more memorable moments of Danny Williams' tenure as premier.

Premier Danny Williams packs mementoes in his office earlier this week. Williams officially steps down as premier today.

Cleaning out his locker

December 03, 2010 - 8 h 11

Today is Danny Williams’ last day as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.

On Wednesday, he took a break from packing up his office on the eighth floor of Confederation Building to do a final...

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Cleaning out his locker

'One of the boys'

December 03, 2010 - 8 h 32

For the past week, everywhere he goes, Mark Critch has been hearing the same thing, over and over.

“People are just shouting out constantly — ‘What are you going to do now, Critch?’ I...

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'One of the boys'

Danny says goodbye

November 26, 2010 - 8 h 08

As the elevator in the lobby of Confederation Building opened just after 11:30 Thursday morning a capacity crowd stood and cheered.

The applause lasted for almost two minutes before Premier Danny...

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$6.2-billion hydro deal

November 19, 2010 - 8 h 05

Two premiers heralded a new era of Atlantic co-operation Thursday, announcing a $6.2-billion power deal expected to see electricity flow via subsea cable from Muskrat Falls in Labrador to Newfoundland...

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$6.2-billion hydro deal

'This is worse than we've seen'

September 23, 2010 - 8 h 04

Premier Danny Williams got a first-hand look at the magnitude of the damage wrought by hurricane Igor as he toured part of the province Wednesday by helicopter.

“This is worse than we’ve...

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'This is worse than we've seen'

Williams talks tough

September 09, 2010 - 8 h 04

If Danny Williams’ language was any stronger, the audience might have been asked to excuse his French.

The premier wouldn’t want them to excuse Quebec, though.

In a speech to a St....

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Williams talks tough