The Canadian Press

1993-05-03 | Newfoundland-election

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Voters snubbed union leaders and gave Premier Clyde Wells a mandate to cut wages and benefits for Newfoundland's civil servants. During the election campaign Wells had refused to back down from a budget plan to slash spending by about 100 million dollars, including about 70 million dollars from the civil service payroll. Wells said the election meant Newfoundlanders understood the way things were.

Date: 1993-05-03
Placeline: St John's, NL, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I believe the people of this province have clearly indicated that they want government to operate in such a way that not only will all of our people share the benefits of living in this province on a fair and balanced bases they will accept the burdens and responsibilities on a fair and balanced bases to >>

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