Rob Antle

CBC News

Rob Antle is producer for CBC's investigative unit in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Analysis

Here's the backstory for the law Furey cited when he sent voters to the polls in a pandemic

Andrew Furey has been criticized for going to the polls too early, when the only reason the legislation exists is a former premier was accused of going too late.
In Depth

The Liberals will 'explore' public long-term care insurance. So what exactly is it?

Concept is one of the "innovative approaches to long-term care" being considered for review by the Liberals, in the province with the oldest population in Canada.
Analysis

How the new Tory platform pushes one theme — growth — while sidestepping a fiscal crisis

The Progressive Conservative platform is voter-friendly, and could comfort those concerned about the potential for cuts. But as Rob Antle writes, it skirts the gravity of the fiscal situation facing the province. 
Analysis

Risk-averse Liberal platform avoids past errors but has potential future peril

With a week to go before voting day, leader Andrew Furey seems determined to not repeat the campaign mistakes of the past that hamstrung his predecessor. But he runs the risk of missing a chance to build public support by using his campaign to make the argument for serious change. 

Former CEO Garth Reid charged with defrauding Baffin Fisheries

In the fall of 2017, the company terminated Garth Reid and sued him in civil court for $1.4 million, alleging that he built on his private property in Winterton, N.L., and billed the company for the work. A judge ordered him to repay $544,049 plus interest.

Paramedics march in call for action on 'dangerously understaffed' ambulance system

Dozens of paramedics took to the streets of St. John's on Friday afternoon, after a CBC Investigates story revealed new details of big problems in the metro ambulance service run by Eastern Health.

Psychiatric assessment ordered for man with 36 knives accused of threatening politicians

George Brake, 66, appeared by phone for Thursday afternoon’s proceedings at provincial court in Corner Brook.
CBC Investigates

Metro ambulance service 'dangerously understaffed,' Eastern Health tells N.L. government

Senior officials offered a blunt assessment of ambulance capabilities on the northeast Avalon in a briefing to the provincial Department of Health three months ago.
CBC Investigates

We asked teachers in Atlantic Canada about the pandemic. Education officials weren't keen.

A CBC News questionnaire sent to teachers about their experiences during the pandemic sparked correspondence — and consternation —  among education officials in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Husky and Suncor sue N.L., claiming overpaid royalties for White Rose oilfield

Husky Oil Operations and Suncor Energy are taking the Newfoundland and Labrador government to court, saying they have overpaid tens of millions in royalties.

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