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Newfoundland’s premier ‘optimistic’ about compensation negotiations for CETA

By Chelsea Nash      

'Sometimes just knowing that there’s a federal government there you can just talk to is important to us,' the Atlantic leader says of the uptick in discussions with the Trudeau Liberals.

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball sat down with The Hill Times for an interview during his brief visit to Ottawa last week. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Newfoundland premier Dwight Ball was in town last week to remember the Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who died in the 100-year-old battle of Beaumont-Hamel. The official anniversary of the battle passed on July 1, but Mr. Ball laid down a wreath at the National War Memorial to honour those from his province who lost their lives. During his brief visit to the country’s capital, he sat down with The Hill Times Friday afternoon to discuss the importance of the

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