Communications Ten, owned by the publisher of Atlantic Business Magazine, donated $7,700 to the provincial Conservatives between 2003 and 2015. The company gave the Liberals $50, once.
Robinson-Blackmore operated a string of weekly newspapers across the province until it was bought out by TransCon. Between 1996 and 2001, RB made political donations totalling $7,489.20 to Liberals and Conservatives.
Electoral office records show one contribution by Newfoundland Broadcasting Corporation to the Conservatives for $1,000 and a single donation of $150 to the Liberal party by Downhome Publishing since 1996.
Until 1996, Newfoundland and Labrador had no rules governing election financing.