Mary Pratt helped transform art in Canada, curator says

Canadian painter Mary Pratt died Tuesday at her home in St. John’s. (Submitted) Mary Pratt’s place in Canadian art circles is assured not only by what she put on canvas but by what she did behind the scenes, a curator says.  “She painted life,” said John Leroux, the manager of collections and exhibitions at the […]

Kick off your Thursday with the CBC N.L. live blog

Don’t miss anything during the course of the day. Follow updates from CBC journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador.  [Click here for a mobile version.]   Kick off your Thursday with the CBC N.L. live blog Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/cbcnl-live-blog-1.4076701?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland and Labrador News

Why the town of Deer Lake is recruiting ‘trash-talkers’

The Town of Deer Lake is looking for people who aren’t shy about talking trash. A new recycling and garbage collection program launches Oct. 15, and the town wants to minimize any confusion, so it’s training residents to know all the (dirty) details about what items go in what bins, and when, so they can help […]

Why the town of Deer Lake is recruiting ‘trash-talkers’

The Town of Deer Lake is looking for people who aren’t shy about talking trash. A new recycling and garbage collection program launches Oct. 15, and the town wants to minimize any confusion, so it’s training residents to know all the (dirty) details about what items go in what bins, and when, so they can help […]

Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Tour PanGeo Subsea

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation August 15, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Tour PanGeo Subsea The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will tour PanGeo Subsea tomorrow (Thursday, August 16). The tour will take place at the company’s headquarters, 16 Mackey Place, […]

Provincial Government Provides Update on Brush Clearing Along Provincial Highways

Government News Release Transportation and Works August 15, 2018 Provincial Government Provides Update on Brush Clearing Along Provincial Highways The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, today provided an update on brush clearing efforts for highways throughout the province. More than 80 per cent of 2018-19 brush clearing […]

Media Advisory: Location Change for Announcement of New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Government News Release Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 Media Advisory: Location Change for Announcement of New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth Please note that the location for tomorrow’s announcement related to a new Innu led group home placement resource for Innu children and youth has […]

Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Government News Release Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament […]

Mary Pratt, Canadian painter who celebrated the beauty of everyday life, dead at 83

Mary Pratt has spent much of her career painting the objects of her everyday life. This photograph was taken by her son, Ned Pratt. (Collection of The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery/Ned Pratt) Mary Pratt, a painter who turned the ordinary objects of her kitchen, garden and daily life into extraordinary works of beauty and colour, […]

2 Newfoundland pony foals helping family farm preserve the population

With so few Newfoundland ponies left in the world, one family in the Goulds neighbourhood of St. John’s is welcoming two new foals in their effort to preserve the population. Lucky and Midnight were born this summer on Dixie H Farm Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary, run by the Hansford family. Gail Hansford says there are only […]

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