Williams' greatest hits

Williams' greatest hits

Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

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.

Hibernia South moving ahead

June 17, 2009 - 5 h 30

Premier Danny Williams had plenty to crow about Tuesday morning - a tentative deal to develop Hibernia South, complete with a provincial equity stake and improved royalty rates.

He also...

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Hibernia South moving ahead

White Rose equity finalized

December 18, 2007 - 5 h 30

The provincial government has the first, signed offshore equity deal in its hands - giving it a five per cent ownership stake in the White Rose oilfield expansion.

The deal covers a trio...

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Williams pays ticket for using cellphone while driving

February 14, 2008 - 5 h 30

Premier Danny Williams has paid a ticket for illegally chatting on his cellphone while behind the wheel last month.
A driver reported Williams to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary after he spotted...

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ABC campaign cost more than $80,000

March 03, 2009 - 5 h 30

The provincial Progressive Conservative party spent more than $80,000 during the federal election last fall in an attempt to dethrone Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Elections Canada recently...

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Is Williams a modern-day giant?

March 11, 2009 - 5 h 30

Letters to the editor - I wonder if your readers caught the article by Chris Morris on the front page of the Telegraph-Journal in Saint John, N.B. , March 2, entitled "Robichaud documentary depicts...

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Tory wave rolls in

October 10, 2007 - 5 h 30

The only thing in question appeared to be the size of the blue wave to come. When it subsided, Danny Williams' Tories won the largest share of the popular vote since Confederation, eclipsing even Joey...

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Tory wave rolls in

Premier Williams wants to keep his job

May 08, 2010 - 5 h 30

Danny Williams says he still likes being Canada's most popular premier, and wants a third term.
In fact the premier of Newfoundland and Labrador says he's already preparing for the election set...

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Have not no more

November 04, 2008 - 5 h 30

Newfoundland and Labrador officially became a "have" province Monday, a year earlier than expected.
Premier Danny Williams called it "a momentous day for the people of this province."
Effectively,...

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Dinner with PM a waste of time: Williams

January 11, 2008 - 5 h 30

The Canadian Press-Ottawa
Premier Danny Williams barely arrived in the nation's capital before dismissing Friday's first ministers' dinner with Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a political charade.

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'Have' status tops Williams' 2008 list

December 27, 2008 - 5 h 30

Premier Danny Williams sits in a large, dark brown leather chair in his office on the eighth floor of Confederation Building and reflects on 2008.

"It's been a good year, overall. I mean,...

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'Have' status tops Williams' 2008 list