Judge tosses out Anne Squires’s lawsuit against Ron Ellsworth

A long-running lawsuit filed by Exit Realty on the Rock owner and admitted fraudster Anne Squires against the former deputy mayor of St. John’s has been dismissed by a judge. Squires had accused Ron Ellsworth and companies linked to him of charging her “illegal, criminal” interest rates on loans. But in court filings, Ellsworth contended that […]

Judge tosses out Anne Squires’s lawsuit against Ron Ellsworth

A long-running lawsuit filed by Exit Realty on the Rock owner and admitted fraudster Anne Squires against the former deputy mayor of St. John’s has been dismissed by a judge. Squires had accused Ron Ellsworth and companies linked to him of charging her “illegal, criminal” interest rates on loans. But in court filings, Ellsworth contended that […]

Student Group from Newfoundland and Labrador to Compete in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and InnovationJune 25, 2019 Student Group from Newfoundland and Labrador to Compete in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition With support from the Provincial and Federal Governments, a student group from the province will soon engage in an international completion aimed at revolutionizing the transportation industry. […]

Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony for the Member-Elect for Labrador West

Government News Release House of Assembly June 25, 2019 Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony for the Member-Elect for Labrador West The House of Assembly advises that the Member-elect for Labrador West will be sworn-in at a ceremony today (Tuesday, June 25) at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at Government […]

Still no timeline for detour, as washout severs Trans-Labrador Highway

Crews are still waiting for water levels to recede, after heavy rains caused a washout to an essential highway in Labrador, cutting access for residents and supply vehicles. A section of Route 510 about 18 kilometres south of the Churchill River washed away by Monday morning, near the entrance to the Muskrat Falls site. MHA Perry […]

‘I have a sister who’s better than me’: NHL’s 1st-round pick Alex Newhook shares spotlight with sister Abby

At the recent NHL draft in Vancouver the 16th overall pick, Alex Newhook, filled out a questionnaire to help people get to know him better – his answer to question two got a fair bit of attention.  The fill-in-the blank sheet asked, “Not a lot of people know that I … ” to which the 18 year-old wrote, […]

Icelandic trip turns sour after Airbnb broken into, robbed

What started as an amazing journey took a dark turn for a group of Newfoundland travellers who returned to their Airbnb in Reykjavik, Iceland, to find it had been ransacked. “I kind of feel like we’re in a movie. It’s insane,” says Ryan Dillon, a comedian from St. John’s who now lives in Toronto. Dillon […]

House of Commons report recommends Newfoundland-Labrador fixed link

A report presented to the House of Commons about improving transportation in eastern Canada outlines several possible solutions for closing the loop in the region — including a fixed link between Newfoundland and Labrador. Put together by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the report is the regional portion of a look at transportation needs […]

Washout severs Trans-Labrador Highway, disrupting travel east of Goose Bay

Heavy rains have cut through a key road in southern Labrador, with a washout leaving travellers on separate sides of the Trans-Labrador Highway.  A section of Route 510 — the stretch of the highway that connects Happy Valley-Goose Bay with a string of coastal communities — was effectively severed overnight, disrupting travel across the region.  […]

IBEW Local 2330 workers voice concerns over alleged mismanagement at hearing

A hearing is underway by the national office of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to decide if a local chapter can regain control of its operations — after allegations of financial wrongdoing against its executive.  Workers are going inside the Holyrood office of IBEW Local 2330 to share their concerns about how the union has […]

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