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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Dana Bradley murder series October 30, 2014

Dana Bradley was murdered in December, 1981 and her killer has never been brought to justice. The Telegram broke a story in March, with new information regarding the case and the reaction since has been phenomenal.

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Dana Bradley disappeared on Dec. 14, 1981. Her body was found in woods along a lane off Maddox Cove Road on Dec. 18, 1981. — Submitted photo
Lower Churchill Project construction September 23, 2014

The Telegram accepted an offer from Nalcor Energy for a three-day tour of a collection of Lower Churchill Project work sites in Labrador beginning Monday , Sept. 15, 2014. A single reporter was sent. The costs for the tour were covered by the Crown corporation, with the exception of a single night’s hotel stay and a breakfast. The total cost is not yet available. The paper viewed the tour as an opportunity to connect directly with individual project managers rarely heard from to date, as well as more people working on the project.

Using interviews and discussions from the tour, The Telegram offers a five-part series providing an overview and update on the province's controversial $6.99-billion power project, with a look at related topics including: project logistics, camp life and worker safety.

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Workers inside the spillway construction area on the Muskrat Falls project site. About 900 workers reside in the residences at site. At last update, 2,351 people were working specifically in Labrador on the project. That figure includes the management team, transmission line builders and a team for the cable crossing at Forteau.
Vale in court September 04, 2014

Stories on the court proceedings in the case of alleged illegal dumping by Vale Newfoundland and Labrador.

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 Inco's Voisey's Bay site is shown in this undated handout photo.