Needle disposal boxes, better lighting coming to troubled St. John’s neighbourhood

Changes are coming to a troubled St. John’s neighbourhood known for sex work and a history of criminal activity, following months of meetings with a wide-ranging group that aims to bring together the concerns of residents, women’s groups and city officials. Happy City St. John’s, on behalf of the Living in Community steering committee, has announced […]

Did I overcome obstacles to get my university degree? Darn right I did

Kanani Davis enrolled at Memorial University 20 years ago. With time and dedication, she earned the education degree she wanted. (Mark Cumby/CBC) I first arrived in St. John’s to attend Memorial University in the spring of 1998. I was 24 years old, a single mom with two beautiful children — ages three and five — and […]

Inmate dies in Clarenville women’s prison, sources say

An inmate at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville died Friday night, sources tell CBC News. The inmate was sent to hospital, but died shortly after. Sources say her mental health was a factor. The prison has been criticized in the past for being overcrowded, much like the men’s prison in St. John’s, and union leaders have spoken out […]

Inmate dies in Clarenville women’s prison, sources say

An inmate at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville died Friday night, sources tell CBC News. The inmate was sent to hospital, but died shortly after. Sources say her mental health was a factor. The prison has been criticized in the past for being overcrowded, much like the men’s prison in St. John’s, and union leaders have spoken out […]

Inmate dies in Clarenville women’s prison, sources say

An inmate at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville died Friday night, sources tell CBC News. The inmate was sent to hospital, but died shortly after. Sources say her mental health was a factor. The prison has been criticized in the past for being overcrowded, much like the men’s prison in St. John’s, and union leaders have spoken out […]

Inmate dies in Clarenville women’s prison, sources say

An inmate at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville died Friday night, sources tell CBC News. The inmate was sent to hospital, but died shortly after. Sources say her mental health was a factor. The prison has been criticized in the past for being overcrowded, much like the men’s prison in St. John’s, and union leaders have spoken out […]

Inmate dies in Clarenville women’s prison, sources say

An inmate at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville died Friday night, sources tell CBC News. The inmate was sent to hospital, but died shortly after. Sources say her mental health was a factor. The prison has been criticized in the past for being overcrowded, much like the men’s prison in St. John’s, and union leaders have spoken out […]

Team Gushue Highway finally spans Topsail Road as overpass construction begins

With painstaking precision, a crane operator hoisted a massive beam of concrete and steel and moved it into its place above Topsail Road in St. John’s on Saturday morning. It was one of 16 spans that will make up an overpass on Team Gushue Highway — the long, embattled project of the provincial government to […]

Polar bears not starving, says Nunatsiavut wildlife manager

One of the people who oversees an Indigenous hunt of polar bears says the population is doing well, despite heart-wrenching photos online suggesting some bears are starving. Every year, the Nunatsiavut government awards polar bear licences to Inuit hunters living in the northern Labrador settlement area. The Inuit set a quota of 12 polar bears this winter. Nunatsiavut […]

7 missing person cases that remain unsolved mysteries

They are daughters and nieces, best friends and brothers, people whose disappearances have left gaping holes in families left searching for answers — in some cases, for decades. Last Seen explores seven cases of people who vanished while in Newfoundland and Labrador, though two people were in the province just a short time before they disappeared. With RCMP […]

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