‘Beautiful acts of remembrance’: N.L.’s war dead, veterans honoured

Crowds gathered at cenotaphs and war memorials across the province for Remembrance Day ceremonies Monday morning. In St. John’s, a parade moved from the Sergeants’ Memorial on Water Street to the National War Memorial on Duckworth Street. Several dignitaries and families laid wreaths at the foot of the memorial, ahead of the ceremony.  “If you look […]

‘Beautiful acts of remembrance’: N.L.’s war dead, veterans honoured

Crowds gathered at cenotaphs and war memorials across the province for Remembrance Day ceremonies Monday morning. In St. John’s, a parade moved from the Sergeants’ Memorial on Water Street to the National War Memorial on Duckworth Street. Several dignitaries and families laid wreaths at the foot of the memorial, ahead of the ceremony.  “If you look […]

Putting the pieces together: Botwood mural committee sells puzzles of art

The murals of Botwood are now in pieces — and you can put them back together.  The Botwood Mural Arts Society is selling puzzles based on the historic murals of the central Newfoundland town. Society president Trudy Stuckless says the committee is always looking for creative ways to raise money, and puzzles are something that really […]

Why this N.L. poet’s first collection in over a decade is a love letter to her mother

Agnes Walsh is a poet, playwright, actor and storyteller from Newfoundland and Labrador. Her first collection of poetry, Going Around with Bachelors, was published in 2007. She returns to writing poetry in 2019 with the sparse and evocative poems of Oderin.  The poems in Oderin portray her mother’s hard life growing up in a Newfoundland outport and working on fishing boats […]

Bilingual brewing: N.L. and Miquelon craft breweries partner for new beer

A Newfoundland and Labrador brewery has teamed up with brewers in St-Pierre-et-Miquelon to produce what could be the first craft beer collaboration between Canada and France. Sonja Mills, co-owner of Port Rexton Brewing Co., says when she first heard about la Brasserie Artisanale de l’Anse, she knew there was potential for a partnership. “Collaborations are quite […]

Unchained: I didn’t move back to Newfoundland to eat at Denny’s

Gabby Peyton acknowledges that chains like Boston Pizza serve tasty, family-friendly food, but prefers the local food scene. (Mike Moore/CBC) The writing was on the wall, or should I say the chalkboard. I was perusing Airbnb during my usual procrastination internet crawl when I came across a St. John’s listing that made me stop dead […]

Unchained: I didn’t move back to Newfoundland to eat at Denny’s

Gabby Peyton acknowledges that chains like Boston Pizza serve tasty, family-friendly food, but prefers the local food scene. (Mike Moore/CBC) The writing was on the wall, or should I say the chalkboard. I was perusing Airbnb during my usual procrastination internet crawl when I came across a St. John’s listing that made me stop dead […]

Unchained: I didn’t move back to Newfoundland to eat at Denny’s

Gabby Peyton acknowledges that chains like Boston Pizza serve tasty, family-friendly food, but prefers the local food scene. (Mike Moore/CBC) The writing was on the wall, or should I say the chalkboard. I was perusing Airbnb during my usual procrastination internet crawl when I came across a St. John’s listing that made me stop dead […]

Unchained: I didn’t move back to Newfoundland to eat at Denny’s

Gabby Peyton acknowledges that chains like Boston Pizza serve tasty, family-friendly food, but prefers the local food scene. (Mike Moore/CBC) The writing was on the wall, or should I say the chalkboard. I was perusing Airbnb during my usual procrastination internet crawl when I came across a St. John’s listing that made me stop dead […]

Unchained: I didn’t move back to Newfoundland to eat at Denny’s

Gabby Peyton acknowledges that chains like Boston Pizza serve tasty, family-friendly food, but prefers the local food scene. (Mike Moore/CBC) The writing was on the wall, or should I say the chalkboard. I was perusing Airbnb during my usual procrastination internet crawl when I came across a St. John’s listing that made me stop dead […]

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