The auditor general reports: 2014

Newfoundland and Labrador auditor general (AG) Terry Paddon presented his office’s review of the province’s latest financial statement on Jan. 17.

The following week, on Jan. 23, came a report on the AG’s look into government departments, targeting topics including: Eastern Health spending, waste management, fines collection, cranberry industry support, oil royalty audits.

The AG said he is planning to release a second report of findings from his staff’s review of government departments later this spring.

Each report has led to multiple stories related to government finances and government spending. Presentd here is the collection to date.

The auditor general reports: 2014
Auditor general Terry Paddon speaks today to media following the release of his report highlighting problems and areas of concern in spending by various provincial government departments. — Photo by Rhonda Hayward/The Telegram
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saelcove
- December 29, 2014
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Tax payers money who cares

Other reports

Fishing for the Future December 23, 2014

As the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery moves through a series of changes — in leadership at the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union, in international trade deals, in changing stocks — The Telegram has pulled together a series of stories to place the present in context and provide thoughts on the future. The goal is to spark discussion on what we, as a province, want the fishery to look like, what we want it to be, what is possible.

You can READ HERE what some of the people working in the industry had to say, and reporter Ashley Fitzpatrick's blog offers a glimpse into the work that went into compiling this in-depth series.

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The Sea-Hawks story November 12, 2014

Varsity sports may get little notice in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Not so the pages of The Telegram.

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Moose class-action November 12, 2014

There's an ongoing debate about the damage and injury done in this province when vehicles strike moose on the roads and highways. Why is this happening? How can the damage be reduced? Who is to blame?

The Telegram continues to follow the story.

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Parks Canada will attempt to reduce the moose population for the fourth consecutive year as hunters will be allowed within its boundaries. — Telegram file photo
Remembrance Day 2014 November 11, 2014

There are so many stories Telegram and other TC Media reporters, editors and photographers have published over the years of how war has affected the province and its people. From those who fell on battlefields, those who returned injured and scarred physically and mentally, those who were held in prisoner of war camps, to those who risked their lives to keep the supply lines going, to those who nursed injured soldiers back to health, and to those who worried and waited for word. From the First World WAr to the war in Afghanistan, on the sea, over land and in the air, so many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have served and sacrificed for freedom and democracy. We continue to publish stories our staff uncover in honour of Remembrance Day, and offer this collection to help us all keep in mind the importance of Remembrance Day.

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Lest We Forget