Memorial award created for beloved music teacher who died during heart transplant

Jamie Wilkinson, pictured here with wife Heather Lannon before his death in 2017, was an outspoken advocate for organ donors in Canada. A music teacher who died in 2017 from complications stemming from a heart transplant has a new award bearing his name to honour his dedication to his job and students. The annual Jamie Wilkinson Memorial […]

Commercial trucker hits 1st moose, says seeing more this year than last

Dave King has been a commercial driver traversing the Trans-Canada Highway in western Newfoundland for more than 15 years, and in that time he’s seen plenty of moose, but never hit one. Until this summer. King was driving along White’s Road outside Stephenville after 11 p.m. on Aug. 18 when a moose abruptly appeared.  “Fortunately I was on […]

Government kept talking about Muskrat Falls wetland capping months after deadline passed, documents show

Internal documents show the provincial government forged ahead with public messaging and meetings about Muskrat Falls methylmercury mitigation measures even after a deadline to complete the work was missed.  CBC News has previously reported that a decision to cap wetlands was made in January 2019, though it was not made public at the time.  That same month, […]

Mother of Skye Martin suing over daughter’s ‘wrongful death’ in custody

The mother of a woman who died while incarcerated in Clarenville has filed a lawsuit claiming the provincial government, prison officials, and Dr. David Craig are negligent in her daughter’s death. Natasha Martin’s lawyer Jerome Kennedy filed a statement of claim at Supreme Court in St. John’s on Thursday. The lawsuit alleges negligence, abuse of public office, breach […]

Mother of Skye Martin suing over daughter’s ‘wrongful death’ in custody

The mother of a woman who died while incarcerated in Clarenville has filed a lawsuit claiming the provincial government, prison officials, and Dr. David Craig are negligent in her daughter’s death. Natasha Martin’s lawyer Jerome Kennedy filed a statement of claim at Supreme Court in St. John’s on Thursday. The lawsuit alleges negligence, abuse of public office, breach […]

Media Advisory: Minister Haley to Bring Greetings at Bonavista Biennale Celebration Event

Government News Release Executive Council August 22, 2019 Media Advisory: Minister Haley to Bring Greetings at Bonavista Biennale Celebration Event The Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, will bring greetings at a Bonavista Biennale Celebration event tomorrow (Friday, August 23), at the Garrick Theatre Annex, […]

Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove to Increase Parking Capacity as Tourism Visitation Rises

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and InnovationAugust 22, 2019 Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove to Increase Parking Capacity as Tourism Visitation Rises The Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove is seeing phenomenal growth at its tourism attractions and operations. To help ensure visitors have a safe, enjoyable and more […]

Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Speak at SEED Funding Competition Award Ceremony

Government News Release Advanced Education, Skills and LabourAugust 22, 2019  Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Speak at SEED Funding Competition Award Ceremony The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will bring greetings at the Study and Stay Newfoundland and Labrador Pilot Project’s SEED Funding Competition Award […]

Sister of missing Labrador canoeist files complaint against RCMP for allegedly mishandling case

Luke Cooper is being remembered as a proud father and adventurer by his family. (Submitted) The sister of missing canoeist Luke Cooper has filed a complaint against the Sheshatshiu RCMP believing the police force is mishandling her missing brother’s case. Luke Cooper was 43 when he disappeared on July. 15, 2018 after his canoe capsized on the North West River. He […]

$11M of Dildo jokes: Kimmel’s segments like big ad buy

Guillermo Rodriguez accepts the key to Dildo from Andrew Pretty on behalf of Jimmy Kimmel. Premier Dwight Ball was also part of the show’s segment. (Jimmy Kimmel Live/YouTube) The “Kimmel effect” has proven quite profitable for Newfoundland and Labrador, one week after the late-night host wrapped up his running joke segments about Dildo.  From Aug. […]

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