Not always illegal to yell FHRITP at female reporters, judge rules dismissing case

A provincial court judge in St. John’s has ruled it could be illegal to shout a sexist slur at female reporters, but not in the case of what happened to NTV reporter Heather Gillis last year outside the city dump.  It was never a question of whether Justin Penton hurled the words at Gillis while she was interviewing St. […]

Not always illegal to yell FHRITP at female reporters, judge rules while dismissing case

A provincial court judge in St. John’s has ruled it could be illegal to shout a sexist slur at female reporters, but not in the case of NTV reporter Heather Gillis. It was never a question of whether Justin Penton hurled the words at Gillis while she was interviewing Mayor Danny Breen at the city dump. But it was […]

Still no target date for traffic to roll on Team Gushue Highway extension

The province does not appear to be hurrying hard to complete the often delayed Team Gushue Highway extension. Only a quarter of the work was done on a $15.6-million paving contract over the past fiscal year, the Department of Transportation indicated in response to an access-to-information request. That tender was advertised a year ago, and […]

Around-the-clock policing left small detachments ‘stretched pretty thin’: RCMP

A pilot project that saw RCMP detachments staffed around the clock has come to an end in Marystown and Clarenville, but continues in Grand Falls-Windsor, where the RCMP detachment is larger.. Superintendent Archie Thompson said his experience with the program suggests there’s a benefit, but it’s hard to manage in a small detachment. “Clarenville, for example, we were constantly running […]

Around-the-clock policing left small detachments ‘stretched pretty thin’: RCMP

A pilot project that saw RCMP detachments staffed around the clock has come to an end in Marystown and Clarenville, but continues in Grand Falls-Windsor, where the RCMP detachment is larger.. Superintendent Archie Thompson said his experience with the program suggests there’s a benefit, but it’s hard to manage in a small detachment. “Clarenville, for example, we were constantly running […]

Around-the-clock policing left small detachments ‘stretched pretty thin’: RCMP

A pilot project that saw RCMP detachments staffed around the clock has come to an end in Marystown and Clarenville, but continues in Grand Falls-Windsor, where the RCMP detachment is larger.. Superintendent Archie Thompson said his experience with the program suggests there’s a benefit, but it’s hard to manage in a small detachment. “Clarenville, for example, we were constantly running […]

Around-the-clock policing left small detachments ‘stretched pretty thin’: RCMP

A pilot project that saw RCMP detachments staffed around the clock has come to an end in Marystown and Clarenville, but continues in Grand Falls-Windsor, where the RCMP detachment is larger.. Superintendent Archie Thompson said his experience with the program suggests there’s a benefit, but it’s hard to manage in a small detachment. “Clarenville, for example, we were constantly running […]

Planning Begins for Remediation Work in Humber Canal

Government News Release Municipal Affairs and Environment February 19, 2018 Planning Begins for Remediation Work in Humber Canal The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment is working with the Town of Deer Lake and the Town of Reidville regarding plans for the safe removal of debris in the Humber Canal. […]

Media Advisory: Minister Kirby to Visit Fogo Island Central Academy

Government News Release Education and Early Childhood Development February 19, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Kirby to Visit Fogo Island Central Academy The Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, will be visiting Fogo Island Central Academy, tomorrow (Tuesday, February 20) at 2:00 p.m. Minister Kirby will be joined […]

Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Tour Virtual Marine

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation February 19, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Tour Virtual Marine The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, as well as Mark Browne, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will tour Virtual Marine tomorrow (Tuesday, February […]

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