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MHAs Barry Petten and Jim Lester endorse Ches Crosbie for PC Leader

St. John’s, NL (January 10, 2018) – Today, MHAs Barry Petten and Jim Lester are endorsing Ches Crosbie in his bid for the leadership of the PC Party.  “Ches has demonstrated the ability to lead a unified, revitalized PC Party that will be well-prepared to defeat the Liberal government in...

Ches Crosbie calls for repeal of the 15% insurance tax

St. John’s, NL (January 4, 2018) – Today, PC leadership candidate Ches Crosbie is calling for a repeal of the 15% tax on insurance premiums. “The Liberal government’s implementation of a 15% tax on insurance premiums has proven to be short-sighted, punitive and regressive,” said Crosbie. “That is why, if...

Loyola Hearn endorses Ches Crosbie for PC Leader

St. John’s, NL (January 3, 2018) – Today, Loyola Hearn has issued the below statement endorsing Ches Crosbie in his bid to lead the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. “I am endorsing Ches Crosbie to be the next leader of our Progressive Conservative Party because I believe he...

Labrador To Become Nuclear Waste Repository To The World?

One of the major planks of my campaign to become leader of the PC Party of Newfoundland and Labrador is the restoration of confidence in our institutions of democratic government. Evidence for existence of a crisis of confidence can be found in, among other places, the Democracy Cookbook and its serialization...

Former Speaker Roger Fitzgerald endorses Ches Crosbie for PC Leader

St. John’s, NL (December 4, 2017) – Roger Fitzgerald, former MHA for Bonavista South and Speaker for the House of Assembly, today endorsed Ches Crosbie in his bid for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party. “Today, I am pleased to endorse Ches Crosbie to be the next leader of our...

Joseph Goudie endorses Ches Crosbie for PC Leader

St. John’s, NL (December 1, 2017) – Joseph Goudie, former MHA for Lake Melville and provincial cabinet minister, has issued the below statement today endorsing Ches Crosbie for PC Leader. “I am endorsing Ches Crosbie to be the next leader of our Progressive Conservative Party because I believe he has...

Memorial University student associations endorse Ches Crosbie for PC Leader

St. John’s, NL (November 30, 2017) – Today, the leadership of Memorial University’s official Progressive Conservative and Conservative student associations have issued the below statements endorsing Ches Crosbie as the next leader of the PC Party.  “On behalf of the executive of the Memorial University Progressive Conservatives, I am pleased...

This Is My "End In Mind"

“Start with the end in mind.” That’s a quote from famous educator and author Stephen Covey. And it’s true. We need to know where we’re going in order to get there. I don’t think Dwight Ball knew where he wanted to take Newfoundland and Labrador when he became the Liberal...

An Official Apology Ain't Magic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Labrador on Friday to apologize for the federal government’s role in the residential school system. It was an important and emotional step towards reconciliation between government and indigenous people. I’m proud to say that I played a role in getting the Prime Minister to apologize....

Former PC Cabinet Minister Dan Crummell endorses Ches Crosbie

St. John’s, NL (November 24, 2017) – Today, former provincial cabinet minister Dan Crummell has issued the below statement endorsing Ches Crosbie in his bid for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. “Many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians believe, for the first time in our history, that...

Statement from Ches Crosbie on Remembrance Day

St. John’s, NL (November 11, 2017) –  In recognition of Remembrance Day, PC Party Leadership candidate Ches Crosbie has issued the following statement:   “Today we remember the dedication, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who have served Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canada. “We remember those who fought...

Former Premier Tom Marshall Endorses PC Leadership Candidate Ches Crosbie

St. John’s, NL (November 9, 2017) – Today, former Premier Tom Marshall has issued the following statement endorsing Ches Crosbie in his bid for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. “I am very pleased to see that Ches Crosbie has left his successful law practice in...

Important Update: PC Membership Now Open!

Important update: membership is now open for the PC Party of Newfoundland and Labrador!   Membership is open to anyone living in Newfoundland and Labrador, free of charge. All you have to do is sign up. Here are 3 reasons to sign up now:   1. It costs nothing. Zip....

The Need for a Fresh Face

Steve Kent recently accepted the job of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of Mount Pearl.   He will assume the senior bureaucratic position on October 10th, leaving behind his role in provincial politics.    Steve has been involved in elected politics for half his life, spent countless hours...

Failing To Govern

Premier Dwight Ball recently spoke to reporters in St. John’s about the offshore oil industry.   He said the industry is at a critical point and that we need more exploration and investment.   He proposes… nothing. Big surprise there.   There is no well-thought out plan for the industry....