[GALLERY id=4142 cat=canada] When he assumed office in October 2003, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams began earning a reputation as a politician prepared to wage battle with Ottawa, championing the province's fight over fiscal equalization. In 2007, Williams enjoyed another landslide election victory, wining 69 per cent of the vote and 43 seats.
John's Rhodes Scholar, degree of arts in law, Oxford University, England Bachelor of law, Dalhousie University, Halifax Became Progressive Conservative Party leader April 7, 2001. In the 2003 provincial election, Williams captured 58 per cent of the popular vote and secured 34 seats.
Lawyer; head of Cable Atlantic, sold business to Rogers for 2 million.
Married to Maureen, four children, four grandchildren.
’s TV show The Royals, which we’ve met to discuss over breakfast in a Soho hotel.
Despite playing racy Queen Helena in hit TV series The Royals, real life for recently single Elizabeth Hurley is more about jam-making than bed-hopping.
But, as she tells Amy E Williams, the dating scene beckons – and she’s not ruling out a younger man‘Most of the people I meet also have ex-girlfriends or ex-wives and children.
There has not been one battle too great or too small for me and for our group if it meant a better life for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians." Williams made his announcement a week after securing a .2-billion deal with Nova Scotia to develop the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project in Labrador — an initiative he dubbed his legacy project.
"He stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Nova Scotia in both the campaign for fairness" — on the offshore resources deal with Ottawa — "and of course on the Lower Churchill agreement, so certainly for us he has been a profound friend," Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter said regarding Williams's retirement.