Loved ones remembered at Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial

Loved ones, along with uniformed workers including firefighters, police officers, conservation officers, fish and wildlife officers and correctional officers, listened on as the names of fallen uniformed officers were listed. At the end of the ceremony, family members of Howard Lavers laid a wreath to remember the conservation officer who died on the job […]

McIvers chase the ace won, $725K jackpot goes to Flat Bay man

Josh Nash of Flat Bay drew the winning ace at the McIvers chase the ace event Sunday evening, instantly winning $725,913. Nash, 34, told reporters after the win that he and his partner Julie MacDonald, along with other family members, went in on the ticket five ways. His winning cheque! pic.twitter.com/pErHd5LYvK — @colleencbc The big win finally […]

No, Margaret Wente, all is not forgiven

In 2005, Wente penned a Globe & Mail column that Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have still not forgotten. At the height of our battle with Ottawa over equalization payments, she denounced Newfoundland and Labrador as “the most vast and scenic welfare ghetto in the world.” Newfoundland’s “sense of victimhood is unmatched,” she wrote. “No one […]

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with SUV

The incident happened at around 4:30 when the motorcyclist collided with the SUV in the area of Atlantic Home Furnishings as the two vehicles were travelling eastbound. The biker was treated by paramedics from the St. John’s Regional fire department and Eastern Health before being transported to hospital with what appeared to be a […]

McIvers chase the ace drawn, $725K jackpot goes to Flat Bay man

Josh Nash of Flat Bay drew the winning ace at the McIvers chase the ace event Sunday evening, instantly winning $725,913. Nash, 34, told reporters after the win that he and his partner Julie MacDonad, along with other family members, went in on the ticket five ways. His winning cheque! pic.twitter.com/pErHd5LYvK — @colleencbc The big win finally […]

Ont. man completes goal of running marathons in every province with N.L. race

A man from Burlington, Ont. made it his mission to run a marathon in each province — and on Sunday, he completed his goal, with the Huffin’ Puffin marathon in St. John’s. “I left St. John’s, Newfoundland as my last marathon, so this is marathon number 10, and I will complete my goal of running across […]

Chase the Ace crowds prompt RNC to increase patrol near McIvers

There are three cards left in the lottery, which is organized by the McIvers Come Home Year Committee. It’s sold more than a million tickets so far, and the winner is expected to take home more than half a million. It’s become so popular that the west coast town of about 600 people has […]

McIvers chase the ace down to three cards, expected to surpass $500K today

One lucky person will get the chance to chase the ace away from its two neighbouring queens in McIvers on Sunday and head home a cool half-million richer. The draw, now in its 50th week, is down to three cards. The town is expecting its biggest crowd to date, with last week’s jackpot topping out at $482,860. Ticket […]

Muskrat Falls threatens locals’ food, way of life

Soon, Joseph Townley will face one of the most difficult dilemmas of his life. The 33-year-old Inuk from North West River may have to decide whether he will continue harvesting country foods from Lake Melville, or give up the traditional lifestyle practiced by his ancestors for thousands of years. Like many residents in the […]

Taxi driver, service station report armed robberies Saturday night

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary first responded to a call from a service station near Ropewalk Lane at 9:52 p.m. A male suspect reportedly entered the store with a weapon and demanded money. He got away with cash but nobody was injured. That incident is under investigation. Then at 11:12 p.m., the RNC got a […]

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