NDP Jack Harris wins St. John’s East, as Liberal incumbents take other 6 N.L. seats

NDP candidate Jack Harris won the hotly contested riding of St. John’s East, beating incumbent Liberal Nick Whalen for a seat in Ottawa that Harris lost to Whalen in 2015.  The province’s six other ridings have confirmed Liberal incumbent victories: Gudie Hutchings representing the Long Range Mountains. Scotts Simms for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame. Ken McDonald for Avalon Churence Rogers […]

Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Speak at Community Business Development Corporation Annual General Meeting – Trinity Conception Branch

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation October 21, 2019 Media Advisory: Minister Davis to Speak at Community Business Development Corporation Annual General Meeting – Trinity Conception Branch The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will speak at the Community Business Development Corporation’s (CBDC) Trinity […]

Public Advisory: Public Post-Secondary Education Review Committee to Hold Public Consultation in Grand Falls – Windsor

Government News Release Advanced Education, Skills and Labour October 21, 2019 The following is being issued at the request of the Public Post-Secondary Education Review Committee: Public Advisory: Public Post-Secondary Education Review Committee to Hold Public Consultation in Grand Falls – Windsor The Public Post-Secondary Education Review Committee is […]

Polls closed across Newfoundland and Labrador

Votes are being counted across Newfoundland and Labrador.  The polls opened in Newfoundland at 8:30 a.m. NT, and in most of Labrador at 8 a.m. AT.  But in Natuashish, on Labrador’s coast, the Elections Canada crew was unable to get into the community because of flight delays due to weather conditions, meaning polls didn’t open at 8 a.m. […]

Marble Mountain denies family pass rate to single mom and son

A single mother says Marble Mountain’s policy on family passes discriminates against some variations of families, such as her and her seven-year-old son. Dawn Leja wants to see that policy changed, either in its scope or its wording, after receiving an email from the ski resort on Newfoundland’s west coast that her family of two didn’t qualify for the pass. That’s […]

Provincial Government Announces Appointment to Eastern Health Board of Trustees

Government News Release Health and Community ServicesOctober 21, 2019 Provincial Government Announces Appointment to Eastern Health Board of Trustees The Provincial Government has appointed Scott Tessier to the Eastern Health Regional Health Authority Board of Trustees.  Effective October 18, 2019, Mr. Tessier has been appointed for a three-year term.   […]

New Online Farm Guide Connecting Local Producers with Consumers

Government News Release Fisheries and Land ResourcesOctober 21, 2019 New Online Farm Guide Connecting Local Producers with Consumers An online resource connecting Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to local farms and producers across the province is now available on the Provincial Government website. The 2019-20 Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide at […]

Public Advisory: Residents Cautioned About Fraudulent Phone Calls Related to Jury Duty Exemptions

Government News Release Justice and Public Safety Service NL October 21, 2019 Public Advisory: Residents Cautioned About Fraudulent Phone Calls Related to Jury Duty Exemptions The Department of Justice and Public Safety is warning the public of a phone scam offering jury duty exemptions. The robocall claims to be made […]

Voting underway after N.L. polls 1st to open on election day in Canada

Voters across Canada are heading to the polls today, and those in Newfoundland and Labrador were the first in the country to cast their ballots in what is looking to be a close race. The polls opened in Newfoundland at 8:30 a.m. NT, and in most of Labrador at 8 a.m. AT. Polls will be open for […]

Witchy Prostitute No. 3, and other roles women say it’s time to change

Naked Corpse. Girl Who Gets Slapped In Bikini. Woman Who Likes Yogurt (A Lot). They sound satirical, but they’re actual characters that St. John’s filmmaker and actor Andie Bulman has auditioned to play. “I’ve tried out for so many roles that are just brutal,” Bulman said. “You don’t get a name. You don’t get personality.” Frustration eventually turned […]

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