An alternative option

Canadians will have a new choice when they cast their ballots in this October’s federal election.

The newly minted People’s Party of Canada (PPC) was formed by Maxime Bernier in September of 2018, following his resignation from the Conservative Party, and is running a full slate of candidates across the country.

Ben Ruckpaul, 24, is the St. John’s South— Mount Pearl People’s Party candidate.

Posted on September 12, 2019 .

Only getting started

With one full term under his belt, St John’s South - Mount Pearl MP Seamus O’Regan says he is looking forward to taking another swing at federal politics.

O’Regan says he is proud of the work he was able to put in during his first term, describing his riding as having some of the best of both worlds in terms of urban and rural areas.

Posted on September 12, 2019 .

Running blue in Avalon

A former MUN basketball star is hoping to make a slam dunk for the Conservatives in the upcoming federal election.

Chapman, 40, lives in Paradise with his wife and three children, and is the Conservative Party of Canada’s Avalon candidate.

Posted on September 12, 2019 .

Some light at bottom of the lift station

Almost a month after a malfunction at a lift station on the corner of St. Thomas Line and Topsail Road, there is a still no timeline for when residents can expect a permanent fix.

Last week, Mayor Dan Bobbett confirmed that following the installation of external equipment, pumper trucks, which had been running 24/7 to pump sewage out of the lift station, would no longer be required, and would instead be put on standby for occasional use.

Posted on September 12, 2019 .