Icelandic trip turns sour after Airbnb broken into, robbed

What started as an amazing journey took a dark turn for a group of Newfoundland travellers who returned to their Airbnb in Reykjavik, Iceland, to find it had been ransacked. “I kind of feel like we’re in a movie. It’s insane,” says Ryan Dillon, a comedian from St. John’s who now lives in Toronto. Dillon […]

House of Commons report recommends Newfoundland-Labrador fixed link

A report presented to the House of Commons about improving transportation in eastern Canada outlines several possible solutions for closing the loop in the region — including a fixed link between Newfoundland and Labrador. Put together by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the report is the regional portion of a look at transportation needs […]

Washout severs Trans-Labrador Highway, disrupting travel east of Goose Bay

Heavy rains have cut through a key road in southern Labrador, with a washout leaving travellers on separate sides of the Trans-Labrador Highway.  A section of Route 510 — the stretch of the highway that connects Happy Valley-Goose Bay with a string of coastal communities — was effectively severed overnight, disrupting travel across the region.  […]

IBEW Local 2330 workers voice concerns over alleged mismanagement at hearing

A hearing is underway by the national office of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to decide if a local chapter can regain control of its operations — after allegations of financial wrongdoing against its executive.  Workers are going inside the Holyrood office of IBEW Local 2330 to share their concerns about how the union has […]

Woman says part of leg amputated after broken foot went undiagnosed for 2 months

Samantha Rideout, 30, says she her right leg was amputated from the knee down after an infection in her foot spread to the bone. The St. John’s woman says the outcome could have been different if Eastern Health had listened to her concerns about her treatment. (Ted Dillon/CBC) A broken foot is a painful but not […]

Sex Toys & Salmon Fishing

Sex Toys & Salmon Fishing Source: https://theindependent.ca/2019/06/24/sex-toys-salmon-fishing/Aggregated from: The NL Independent

Woman loses part of leg after she says broken foot went undiagnosed for months

Samantha Rideout, 30, lost her right leg from the knee down after an infection in her foot spread to the bone. She said the outcome could have been different if Eastern Health had listened to her concerns about her treatment. (Ted Dillon/CBC) A broken foot is a painful but common injury. Losing your leg as a […]

Jennifer Hillier-Penney’s daughter devastated by rumours of remains being found

Marina Penney thought the day had come when she’d finally learn what had happened to her mother, Jennifer Hillier-Penney. Her family heard a rumour this weekend that a fisherman had hauled up a piece of plastic, like an air mattress, in Hare Bay, about 315 kilometres north of St. John’s. It turned out to be true. Then […]

Jennifer Hillier-Penney’s daughter devastated by rumours of remains being found

Marina Penney thought the day had come when she’d finally learn what had happened to her mother, Jennifer Hillier-Penney. Her family heard a rumour this weekend that a fisherman had hauled up a piece of plastic, like an air mattress, in Hare Bay, about 315 kilometres north of St. John’s. It turned out to be true. Then […]

Jennifer Hillier-Penney’s daughter devastated by rumours of remains being found

Marina Penney thought the day had come when she’d finally learn what had happened to her mother, Jennifer Hillier-Penney. Her family heard a rumour this weekend that a fisherman had hauled up a piece of plastic, like an air mattress, in Hare Bay, about 315 kilometres north of St. John’s. It turned out to be true. Then […]

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